September 19, 2021

Volume XI, Number 262

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Energy, Climate, and Environmental Law News

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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Date Title Organization
9
Mar
EPA Postpones Deadline for Reporting 2010 GHG Emissions Greenberg Traurig, LLP
8
Mar
The Sun Sets on the Era of Unbridled Emissions Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
8
Mar
Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee to Support Maine Wind Project U.S. Department of Energy
7
Mar
Climate Change and the Duty to Defend Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
4
Mar
ANALYSIS — U.S. Interests at Risk in Six Mideast Nations Center for Public Integrity
2
Mar
Army Corps of Engineers Proposes New, Reissued, and Modified Nationwide Permits Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
28
Feb
Fourth Circuit Offers Pyrrhic Victory On Corps Jurisdiction Over Developer's Clean Water Act Permit Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
28
Feb
Arkansas Earthquakes Due to Gas Exploration? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
25
Feb
EPA Issues Final Boiler MACT Rules Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
25
Feb
Department of Energy Finalizes $96.8 Million Loan Guarantee for Oregon Geothermal Project U.S. Department of Energy
24
Feb
Beyond Tax Subsidies: Developing the Infrastructure for Ethanol Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
23
Feb
Protecting Against D&O Liability for Climate Change-Related Disclosures Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
23
Feb
The Continuing Evolution in Mine Permitting -EPA's War Against Coal Reaches New Heights Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
20
Feb
Bill Filed to Make Site-Specific, Risk-Based Clean-Up Standards Universally Available in Cleaning Up Contaminated Sites in North Carolina Poyner Spruill LLP
17
Feb
Republican Duo Supported by Energy Industry Seek to Rein in EPA on Coal Ash Center for Public Integrity
16
Feb
China Restricts Growth of Polysilicon Industry Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
12
Feb
California Court Issues Tentative Ruling Enjoining AB 32 Implementation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
10
Feb
Not Your Father's Insurance Coverage: Using Transactional Insurance to Drive Business Opportunities Much Shelist, P.C.
9
Feb
Kentucky Supreme Court Affirms Coal Company’s Efforts to Exercise Surface Rights Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
8
Feb
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 and its effect on the Energy Sector Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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