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Volume XI, Number 259

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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
5
Aug
EPA Will Delay 1,4-Dioxane Risk Management until Nearing Completion of Reconsideration of Risk Evaluation Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
5
Aug
Environmental Justice Considerations in Business Transactions Hunton Andrews Kurth
5
Aug
Climate Change Litigation: Taxation as Alternative? Mintz
5
Aug
The Changing Face of Environmental Marketing Claims Keller and Heckman LLP
5
Aug
Maine Requires Companies to Pay For Their Packaging Robinson & Cole LLP
5
Aug
COVID-19, Climate Change, and Automotive 2.0 Mean Infrastructure Changes on the Horizon Foley & Lardner LLP
5
Aug
Noncompete Agreements Are Back in Federal Crosshairs Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
4
Aug
ACGIH® Will Not Proceed with TLV® for Carbon Nanotubes in 2022 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
4
Aug
The Purposeful Tension Within the Doctrine of Beneficial Use Van Ness Feldman LLP
4
Aug
Biden Administration Issues Memo Focused on Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Jackson Lewis P.C.
4
Aug
Biden Administration Proposes a Reset on Defining “Waters of the U.S.” Beveridge & Diamond PC
3
Aug
How Will the SEC Drive ESG Progress? First, We Measure Barnes & Thornburg LLP
3
Aug
PFAS Action Act 2021 Moves Forward – But How Significant Is the Progress? CMBG3 Law
3
Aug
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Additional Pipeline Cybersecurity Directive Hunton Andrews Kurth
3
Aug
How Manufacturers Can Improve Supply Chain Sustainability Based on New DoD Recommendations Schiff Hardin LLP
3
Aug
June 2021 PFAS Legislative Developments CMBG3 Law
2
Aug
Hydro Newsletter - Volume 8, Issue 8 Van Ness Feldman LLP
2
Aug
EUON Publishes Nanopinion on ECHA Nanomaterials Expert Group Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Aug
US EPA Takes AIM at HFCs Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
2
Aug
MintzTech Connect Industry News: Spotlight on EcoCart Mintz

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