December 5, 2022

Volume XII, Number 339

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December 05, 2022

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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.

For hourly updates on the latest news about environmental and energy laws, regulations, and legislation, be sure to follow our Environmental Regulation & Energy Law Twitter feed and sign up for complimentary e-news bulletins.

Date Title Organization
7
Nov
EPA’s Contaminant List Includes All PFAS CMBG3 Law
4
Nov
What’s Next for Brazil’s Environmental and Climate Agenda Under President Lula? Beveridge & Diamond PC
4
Nov
Key Takeaways | How the Inflation Reduction Act Impacts the Oil and Gas Industry + The Role of Natural Gas Moving Forward [VIDEO] McDermott Will & Emery
4
Nov
FCA Publishes Consultation Paper on UK Sustainability Disclosure Requirements Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
4
Nov
US EPA Proposed Clean Air Act Endangerment Finding Targets Aviation Fuel Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
3
Nov
Heightened Scrutiny of Director Positions By FERC AND DOJ K&L Gates
3
Nov
Last Call: Public Comments on Inflation Reduction Act Clean Energy Tax Incentives Are Requested By November 4 Mintz
3
Nov
Biden-Harris Administration Announces $53 Million for 132 Community Air Pollution Monitoring Projects Across the Nation U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
3
Nov
EPA Announces 2022 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winners Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Nov
Brussels Regulatory Brief: October 2022 K&L Gates
2
Nov
EPA Provides Report to Congress on Its Capacity to Implement Certain Provisions of the Lautenberg Act Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Nov
Disclosure: ‘Green Hushing’ Climate Targets Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
2
Nov
Australian Government Commits to Protecting First Nations Visual Art K&L Gates
2
Nov
NASEM Finds More Research Necessary to Improve Methods for Estimating Life Cycle of GHG Emissions of Low-Carbon Transportation Fuels Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
1
Nov
BOEM Resumes OCS Lease Sales 258 and 259 Hunton Andrews Kurth
1
Nov
California Offshore Wind Lease Sale Announced by Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
1
Nov
The Energizer – Volume 108 K&L Gates
1
Nov
Significant Developments for the US Offshore Wind Energy Industry Jones Walker LLP
1
Nov
Sackett II Me: Breaking Down the Arguments in Sackett v. EPA [PODCAST] Bracewell LLP
1
Nov
EPA Awards Nearly $750,000 to Fund PFAS Exposure Pathways Research Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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