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Volume XI, Number 209

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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
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Jun
Nine Governors Issue Letter to President Biden Urging Continued Prioritization of Offshore Wind Development McDermott Will & Emery
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Jun
Groundtruth: State Stories – Passing Environmental Justice Legislation [PODCAST] Beveridge & Diamond PC
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Jun
DOI Announces Competitive Lease Sale for Offshore Wind Development off the Coasts of New York and New Jersey McDermott Will & Emery
16
Jun
U.S. Department of Energy and Capitol Hill Advance Hydrogen Priorities K&L Gates
16
Jun
Senate Confirms Michal Freedhoff as EPA Assistant Administrator for Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Jun
Recent Federal Developments - June 2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
16
Jun
Winners Of The 2021 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Announced Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Jun
The Great Lakes Have Two Ordinary High Water Marks, an Important Legal Distinction for Those Who Own Property on the Great Lakes Varnum LLP
15
Jun
Here We Go Again: Services to Re-Revise Endangered Species Act Regulations Beveridge & Diamond PC
15
Jun
Businesses Administering COVID-19 Vaccine Are at Risk for Mishandling Biomedical Waste Greenberg Traurig, LLP
15
Jun
The Future of Washington's Water Banks K&L Gates
15
Jun
EERE Announces Webinar On EERE FY22 Budget Request For Renewable Power Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
15
Jun
“Where’s the PFAS?” EPA Expands Search for PFAS in the Marketplace Foley & Lardner LLP
15
Jun
G7 Communique Emphasizes Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Mintz
14
Jun
Poland: Investment Process after Amending the Act on Disclosure of Information on the Environment Miller Canfield
14
Jun
Shipping Emissions Remain a Focus of Reintroduced House Bill K&L Gates
14
Jun
Interim Final Rule to Address PBT Rule Compliance Date Issues Planned for September 2021 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Jun
California Intends to List Four Substances as Carcinogens under Prop 65 Keller and Heckman LLP
14
Jun
266 Small Business Projects Awarded Funding to Develop Clean Energy And Climate Solutions Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Jun
Senate Bill Extends and Expands CEQA Streamlining Process Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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