Environmental & Energy

Environmental and energy laws intersect routinely with businesses, in many different niches and industries. From companies developing solar energy systems to a small business selling all-natural, organic foods, these industries collide with legislation and court precedents, and companies must be aware of the regulations impacting their businesses. Visitors to the National Law Review will come across industry news, agency news, and local legislation as well as litigation as it relates to the areas of energy and environmental law.

EPA and other Governmental Environmental Agencies and Legislation

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), the Clean Air and Water Acts, Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment, and Toxic Substances and Control Act (TSCA), are agencies that the National Law Review covers.  Additionally, the implications of the Endangered Species Act and implications of the changes to this long-standing legislation are analyzed by the legal experts at the National Law Review.

Alternative Energy Production

Additionally, biobased energy production and alternative energy production, including regulations, tax credits, and upcoming legislation are also extensively covered by the National Law Review.  Industry developments, legal developments in the energy sector, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and renewable energy reform and legislation, are among the topics visitors can read about online. Developments in coal, geothermal, solar, wind, hydroelectric, and natural gas both in the US and internationally are also updated on the website.

Environmental Litigation in Federal and State Courts

Many environmental issues and regulations find their way to the courtroom, as different agencies and environmental groups fight for their various interests.  Litigation covering the Clean Water Act and how it is enforced, as well as litigation on CERCLA and Superfund site clean-up costs and environmental litigation brought by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Climate Change and the Environment

Climate change has been a major factor in environmental legal issues, as the impacts of climate change are felt and there is increasing public pressure for companies and governments to pay attention to its devastating effects. The National Law Review provides coverage of corporate responses to climate changecreative litigation for the benefit of children, and the responses to climate change and coverage of world agreements, like the Paris Agreement,  and President Trump’s controversial withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

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Recent Energy, EPA, Climate & Environmental Law News

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Feb 24
ExxonMobil Strikes Back: Energy Companies Take a More Proactive Approach to Activist ESG Shareholders Bracewell LLP
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Feb 24
Environmental Justice Update: Seven Lessons from Louisiana ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Feb 24
Maine DEP Proposes Compensatory Program for Renewable Projects Subject to Site Law Pierce Atwood LLP
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Feb 24
EuropaBio Publishes Biomanufacturing Global Series Reports on the United States, India, and Japan Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Feb 24
Federal Court Directed to Rule on Challenge to WV Pooling Statute Babst, Calland, Clements & Zomnir, P.C.
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Feb 24
Nigeria’s Energy Sector: Looking Back at 2023 and Looking Ahead in 2024 Bracewell LLP
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Feb 24
Energy & Sustainability IP Updates — February 2024 Mintz
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Feb 24
Energy & Sustainability Litigation Updates — February 2024 Mintz
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Feb 24
Clean Water Act Compliance in 2024: What Executives Need to Know Oberheiden P.C.
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Feb 24
As Foretold, California's New Forced Speech Laws Are Being Challenged Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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Feb 24
Do I Need a Lawyer for a Car Accident? Ward and Smith, P.A.
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Jan 24
ESG Political Partisanship: Guidance for In House Counsel [Video] Mintz
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Jan 24
USDA Awarding $19 Million in Grants to U.S. Business Owners to Increase Access to Clean, Affordable Domestic Biofuels Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
Deadline for Filing Annual Pesticide Production Reports — March 1, 2024 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
EPA Accepting Applications for 2024 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
5 Trends to Watch: 2024 UK Financial Services Regulation Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Jan 24
5 Trends to Watch: 2024 UK Civil Fraud Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Jan 24
California Climate Change Legislation, Policy and Regulation – 2023 in Review Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jan 24
Freedhoff Open to Improvements to TSCA’s Continued Implementation Keller and Heckman LLP
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Jan 24
CalRecycle Seeks Stakeholder Feedback on Single-Use Packaging EPR Program Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jan 24
EU Cracks Down on Environmental Claims Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jan 24
New Jersey Adopts EPR for EV and Hybrid Car Batteries Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jan 24
Washington State Petitions EPA to Ban Inadvertently Generated PCBs – Targeted to Pigments, Inks, and Dyes Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jan 24
EPA Holds Webinar on PFAS Reporting Rule Requirements Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
Proposition 65: 2023 in Review Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jan 24
2023 PFAS Regulatory Roundup and Looking Ahead K&L Gates
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Jan 24
California Bill to Regulate Vehicle Speed and Reduce Road Fatalities Introduced in State Senate ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Jan 24
Author of Voluntary Carbon Market Disclosures Act Notes Intent to Begin Compliance in 2025 Katten
 

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