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Volume XII, Number 335

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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
26
Oct
Ozone Nonattainment “Bump-up” in Connecticut: Is your facility about to get bumped into more stringent air regulations? Robinson & Cole LLP
26
Oct
EPA Holds Second Webinar for TSCA New Chemical Engineering Outreach Initiative Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
26
Oct
Environmental Justice Update: EPA Issues Initial Findings Regarding Louisiana Civil Rights Complaints ArentFox Schiff LLP
26
Oct
UK Government Proposes 1,000 Fold Increase in Fines for Water Companies Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
26
Oct
New England Clean Energy Connect Will Remain on Ice until At Least Next Year as Achievement of Bay State's GHG Reduction Goals Hangs in The Balance Mintz
26
Oct
Prop 65 PFAS Notices Increasing In Number CMBG3 Law
26
Oct
Current Developments and Trends in PHMSA Inspections and Enforcement Bracewell LLP
25
Oct
EPA Will Hold Webinar on November 1 on Research Funding Opportunity to Develop and Demonstrate Nanosensor Technology to Detect, Monitor, and Degrade Pollutants Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
25
Oct
EPA Will Hold Webinar on October 27 on CompTox Communities of Practice: Analysis of High-Throughput Profiling Assays in Chemical Safety Screening Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
25
Oct
Foley Automotive Report: October 25, 2022 Foley & Lardner LLP
25
Oct
Pennsylvania PFAS Drinking Water Standards Set CMBG3 Law
25
Oct
New Jersey PFAS Soil Standards Set CMBG3 Law
25
Oct
PFAS and Environmental Justice Cross Paths Again CMBG3 Law
24
Oct
ESG Ratings: A Call for Greater Transparency and Precision Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
24
Oct
APHIS Issues RSR Responses under Revised Biotechnology Regulations for Modified Corn and Potato Plants Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
24
Oct
Environmental Justice in Focus: Why EPA’s New EJ Office and EJ FAQs Guidance Matter Hunton Andrews Kurth
22
Oct
EPA Launches Their New Office: What Does the Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights Mean for Companies and ESG in the United States? The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC
22
Oct
SEC is Rumored to Be Dropping Scope 3 GHG Emissions Disclosures from Final Climate Disclosure Rule Mintz
21
Oct
California Offshore Wind Auction Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
21
Oct
Key Takeaways | Clean Hydrogen Producers Get a Big Boost from the Inflation Reduction Act [VIDEO] McDermott Will & Emery

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