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Volume XI, Number 209

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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 is 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.

Date Title Organization
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Jun
Anti-Forced Labor Measures Turn Up the Heat on Chinese Solar Equipment Suppliers Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
25
Jun
The Future of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Projects [VIDEO] Bracewell LLP
25
Jun
The Dutch Decision on Shell’s Carbon Emissions – Should U.S. Companies Be Worried? Foley & Lardner LLP
25
Jun
Do What You Learned in Kindergarten: Fight Fair and Play by the Rules—Avoiding Litigation Misconduct Finnegan
25
Jun
Big Surprise - Colonial Pipeline now defending class action lawsuits! Foley & Lardner LLP
24
Jun
More Automakers Commit to Zero Emissions Future Foley & Lardner LLP
24
Jun
Industry, Government Look for Ways to Increase Plastics Recycling Keller and Heckman LLP
24
Jun
Change Is in the Air: Biden Revives the Social Cost of Carbon Jones Walker LLP
24
Jun
Hope Is Not a Strategy when It Comes to Fixing the Clean Water Act Mintz
23
Jun
Nominee to lead EPA Enforcement Will Be Aggressive and Thorough Hunton Andrews Kurth
23
Jun
New York City Offers Up to $20 million to Projects Selected from Life Sciences Innovation Infrastructure RFP Mintz
23
Jun
Public Health Emergency’s End Sees DEP Public Comment Periods Scaled Back Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
23
Jun
Another Post-Maui Case of the Sort the Supreme Court Encouraged Mintz
23
Jun
How Traditional Energy Funds Are Shifting Towards Green Energy: A Conversation with Encap Investments and Quantum Energy Partners [PODCAST] McDermott Will & Emery
23
Jun
Vermont Enacts Restrictions on PFAS Chemicals Beveridge & Diamond PC
22
Jun
EPA Seeks Comment on TRI Website Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Jun
New Fishing Limits Proposed for Pacific Commercial Chinook Salmon Beveridge & Diamond PC
22
Jun
Foley Weekly Automotive Report - June 22, 2021 Foley & Lardner LLP
22
Jun
Energy & Sustainability M&A Activity — June 2021 Mintz
22
Jun
EPA “Listening Session” on RMP Rule Foreshadows Regulatory Changes Hunton Andrews Kurth

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