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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 is 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.

Date Title Organization
5
Mar
Front And Centre: Privacy Makes Front-page, Without A Breach! K&L Gates
4
Mar
EPA Releases 2020 Multi-Sector General Permit for Comment Beveridge & Diamond PC
4
Mar
EPA Plans to Provide Additional Clarification on Self-Identifying as a Manufacturer or Importer of a High-Priority Chemical Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
4
Mar
Overview of Policy and Technical Progress in Fusion Energy Development Around the World K&L Gates
4
Mar
EPA Releases its Final TSCA § 8(b) CBI Review Plan Rule Keller and Heckman LLP
4
Mar
Trump Administration Rolls Out “Energy Storage Grand Challenge Program” Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
4
Mar
Summary of Guidance on Section 45Q Carbon Tax Credits Under 2020 Notice and Revenue Procedure Greenberg Traurig, LLP
4
Mar
Madison Le Will Be Director of EPA’s Chemical Control Division Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
4
Mar
EPA Issues Final Rule for On-site Civil Inspection Procedures Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Mar
PFAS Update: EPA Begins Process of Developing Drinking Water Limits for PFOS and PFOA Greenberg Traurig, LLP
3
Mar
BREAKING: James Danly’s Nomination for FERC Commissioner Heads to the Senate Pierce Atwood LLP
3
Mar
EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Registration Decision for New Nanosilver Product Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
3
Mar
FCC Seeks Comment on Auction Procedures for the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Mintz
3
Mar
Singaporean Shipping Company Convicted of Ocean Pollution under APPS Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto
3
Mar
Community Solar Meets Requirements of California Solar Mandate McDermott Will & Emery
2
Mar
FIFRA Stakeholders: How to Respond to an Enforcement Action or Inquiry Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
2
Mar
The Transportation and Climate Initiative:Everything You Need to Know, Part III: The Plan for Massachusetts Mintz
2
Mar
Regulated Entities: It’s Time to Speak Up if You Don’t Like How Federal Agents Come Knocking Schiff Hardin LLP
2
Mar
UK Approach to EU Negotiations Post-Brexit: Implications for Environmental Standards Greenberg Traurig, LLP
2
Mar
New Guidance Portal Provides Public Access to EPA Guidance Documents Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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