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Volume XI, Number 339

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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
19
Mar
Quake Concern Delays Nuclear Plant Extension in California Center for Public Integrity
18
Mar
EPA Redefines “Solid Waste” to Incentivize Creative Fuel Technology: Garbage to Gold Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
18
Mar
Reactors at Heart of Japanese Nuclear Crisis Raised Concerns as Early as 1972, Memos Show. Some Watchdogs Fear U.S. Regulators Complacent Then — and Now. Center for Public Integrity
17
Mar
While Touting Green Power, Democrats Arrange Duke Energy Backup Loan Center for Public Integrity
17
Mar
Earthquake, Tsunami Reshape Japan’s Coastline Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
17
Mar
CFTC Proposes to Eliminate Certain Fund Exemptions and Extend Regulation of Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors Under Dodd-Frank Bracewell LLP
16
Mar
No, EPA Can’t Require a NPDES Permit Without an Actual Discharge! (Take II) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
16
Mar
Indiana’s Environmental Legal Action (“ELA”) Statute of Limitations: 6 Years or 10? Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
14
Mar
Superfund Recycling Equity Act (SREA) Fee Shifting: PRP Group Liable for Third-Party Defendants’ Attorneys' Fees Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
14
Mar
Energy Department Announces New Advance in Biofuel Technology U.S. Department of Energy
12
Mar
Department of Energy Finalizes $50 Million Loan for Vehicle Production Group U.S. Department of Energy
11
Mar
Fifth Circuit Concludes that Allegations of Price-Fixing Involving Private Corporate Participation with OPEC are Beyond the Reach of Section 1 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9
Mar
No More Bees, No More Man? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS)
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

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