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Volume XI, Number 336

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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
22
Oct
House Subcommittee Will Hold Hearing on “TSCA and Public Health: Fulfilling the Promise of the Lautenberg Act” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
22
Oct
EPA Targets Ethylene Oxide CMBG3 Law
22
Oct
Is it The End of the Road in Maui? Mintz
22
Oct
ESG and Emerging Contaminants – Investors Beware CMBG3 Law
21
Oct
Senate Committee Holds Hearing on “Evaluating the Federal Response to the Persistence and Impacts of PFAS Chemicals on our Environment” Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
21
Oct
EPA Releases PFAS Strategic Roadmap - October 21, 2021 Robinson & Cole LLP
20
Oct
Five Things You Should Know About Offshore Wind Development Right Now Hunton Andrews Kurth
20
Oct
Key Takeaways | Conventional Energy Companies Pivot to Renewables [VIDEO] McDermott Will & Emery
19
Oct
Biden Administration Announces Multi-Agency Plan to Confront PFAS Pollution; EPA Releases Strategic Roadmap Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Oct
EPA PFAS Plan – Companies Must Prepare Now CMBG3 Law
19
Oct
EPA Releases PFAS Strategic Roadmap and National PFAS Testing Strategy Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
19
Oct
SEC Issues Climate Change Disclosure Compliance Letters Robinson & Cole LLP
19
Oct
USDA Announces Plan to Prepare for Climate Change Keller and Heckman LLP
19
Oct
Clearing the Air: US EPA Looks to Revamp Pyrolysis and Gasification Regulations Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
18
Oct
EPA's Ambitious PFAS Road Map Is Out. How Lost Will We Be When EPA Reaches its Many Destinations? Mintz
18
Oct
Is it an Executory Contract? Don’t Be So Sure(ty)! Nelson Mullins
18
Oct
EPA’s Draft Strategic Plan Emphasizes Environmental Justice Robinson & Cole LLP
18
Oct
EPA Places Environmental Justice Front and Center Schiff Hardin LLP
18
Oct
Prop 65 Regulatory Update for the Food & Cannabis Industry: OEHHA Proposes Specialized Warnings for Exposures to Acrylamide from Food & Exposures to Smoke from Cannabis/THC Products Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
17
Oct
Are Drinking Water Providers Liable Under RCRA for Contaminants They Didn’t Introduce? Barnes & Thornburg LLP

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