Environmental & Energy

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.

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Recent Energy, EPA, Climate & Environmental Law News

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Jan 24
Should You Be Concerned About Foreign Entities of Concern? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jan 24
BREAKING NEWS: Portland, ME Hazard Pay in Effect Pierce Atwood LLP
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Jan 24
Canada Opens Consultation on Federal Plastics Registry Keller and Heckman LLP
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Jan 24
The BR Privacy & Security Download: January 2024 Blank Rome LLP
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Jan 24
Another PFAS Clean Water Act Citizen Suit and There May be Thousands More of These Fish in the Barrel. Mintz
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Jan 24
SB 343: Unpacking the Latest Update and Its Impact K&L Gates
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Jan 24
EPA Will Hold Webinar on PFAS Reporting Requirements on January 25, 2024 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
EPA Takes Steps to Limit the Use of Certain PFAS Keller and Heckman LLP
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Jan 24
US Supply Chain Challenge for Critical Minerals ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Jan 24
Beyond the USMCA and the IRA: Speed Bumps, Fast Lanes ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Jan 24
Section 301 Tariffs: Not Going Away Any Time Soon ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Jan 24
USMCA Year Four Into Year Five ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Jan 24
EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive Nearly Final Hunton Andrews Kurth
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Jan 24
Fourth Circuit Holds Per-Se Rule Does Not Apply in Bid-Rigging Case McDermott Will & Emery
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Jan 24
PFAS In Maine: DEP Seeks Exemption Proposals Pierce Atwood LLP
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Jan 24
The Navy Is Going to Get a Clean Water Act NPDES Permit Authorizing Its Firing of Munitions. What's Next? Mintz
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Jan 24
EPA Releases Decision Framework to Assess Eye Irritation or Corrosion in New Chemicals Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
FAA Voluntary Safety Reporting Program Provides Protections for Aviation Whistleblowers Katz Banks Kumin LLP
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Jan 24
EPA Announces 2024 Annual Pesticide Maintenance Fee Forms Available to Download from EPA Website — Deadline for Paying Is January 16, 2024 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
CEQA 2023 Legislative Update Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Jan 24
Is ESG the Eighth Dirty Word? Mintz
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Jan 24
MDEP Begins Accepting Requests for Proposed Currently Unavoidable Uses of PFAS Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
Monetizing Clean Energy Credits: IRS Opens Registration Portal Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Jan 24
Malta Initiative Survey on OECD Test Guidelines and Guidance Documents Will Close January 12 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jan 24
Maine DEP Requests Proposals on Currently Unavoidable Uses of PFAS in Products Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jan 24
Missouri Court Denies Dismissal of SIFMA Challenge to Missouri’s Anti-ESG Rules for Financial Advisers Proskauer Rose LLP
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Jan 24
Treasury, IRS Release Guidance On Section 45V Hydrogen Production Tax Credit: Can The Agencies Balance Economic Practicality And Environmental Responsibility? Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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Jan 24
Texas Updates K&L Gates
 

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