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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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Sep
New Jersey Governor Signs Landmark Environmental Justice Legislation Into Law Beveridge & Diamond PC
23
Sep
PFAS GenX Study Draws Direct Comparisons With PFOA CMBG3 Law
22
Sep
FERC Issues Order No. 2222 to Increase Participation of Distributed Energy Resource Aggregations in Organized Markets Van Ness Feldman LLP
22
Sep
FERC Issues Landmark Order on Distributed Energy Resources Bracewell LLP
22
Sep
PFAS EU Companies Facing COVID-19 Supply Impact CMBG3 Law
22
Sep
China Trade Association Publishes Guidance on Classification and Labeling of Degradable Plastic Products Keller and Heckman LLP
22
Sep
No Clear Path on the Transition to Net-Zero GHG Emissions Hunton Andrews Kurth
22
Sep
Movement on US House and Senate Energy Packages Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
22
Sep
EU Commission Limits the Netherlands’ Plans to Subsidize Green Hydrogen Production Greenberg Traurig, LLP
22
Sep
Wildfires Burn Carbon Offsets Beveridge & Diamond PC
22
Sep
PFAS Lawsuit Statute of Limitations Expanded In Michigan CMBG3 Law
22
Sep
US House of Representatives to Consider Clean Energy Package Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
21
Sep
Grid of the Future? FERC Opens the Door to Aggregation of Distributed Energy Resources Beveridge & Diamond PC
21
Sep
Carbon Markets Roundup Fall 2020 Beveridge & Diamond PC
19
Sep
European Commission Launches Roadmap for Sustainable Products Initiative to Usher in New Era of Product Regulatory Requirements Beveridge & Diamond PC
19
Sep
EFSA Calls for Grant Proposals on the Use of NAMs for the Hazard Assessment of Cellulose Nanofibers Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
18
Sep
Six Takeaways: Developing and Financing Offshore Wind – Challenges and Opportunities McDermott Will & Emery
18
Sep
SEC Amends Environmental Disclosure Requirements Hunton Andrews Kurth
18
Sep
A Call to Internalize Greenhouse Gas Cost Externalities: CFTC Subcommittee Publishes First-of-Its-Kind Report Regarding Climate Change's Impact on Financial Markets Katten
18
Sep
EPA Proposes New, More Flexible Clean Water Act Affordability Guidance for Public Utilities Beveridge & Diamond PC

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