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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
15
Sep
2020-2021 NNI NanoEHS Webinars Will Begin in November 2020 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Sep
After Surviving Preliminary Injunction Motion, New NEPA Rule Becomes Effective Today Hunton Andrews Kurth
14
Sep
The Energizer – Volume 74 K&L Gates
14
Sep
EPA Releases Final Risk Evaluation Scope Documents for Next 20 High Priority Chemicals Hunton Andrews Kurth
11
Sep
China Continues Efforts to Ban and Limit Use of Plastic Products Keller and Heckman LLP
11
Sep
Third Circuit Considers the Scope of “Matters Addressed” in CERCLA Settlements Greenberg Traurig, LLP
11
Sep
CFTC Releases Climate Risk Report & Plans Open Commission Meeting Katten
11
Sep
DOE Proposes Revisions to Enforcement Regulations for Consumer Products and Commercial and Industrial Equipment Keller and Heckman LLP
11
Sep
Consumer Reports Evaluates Pesticide Residue on Fruits and Vegetables Keller and Heckman LLP
10
Sep
EPA’s OCSPP Reorganization Will Include New Risk Evaluation and Risk Management Divisions Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
10
Sep
The SEC Updates Its Environmental Disclosure Requirements for the First Time in 30 Years Beveridge & Diamond PC
10
Sep
Alexandra Dapolito Dunn Encourages Stakeholders to Engage in Public Engagement Opportunities Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Sep
PFAS Ban Included In California Cosmetics Bill CMBG3 Law
9
Sep
15th Amendment to the EU Plastics Regulation Published Keller and Heckman LLP
9
Sep
Green New Deal: Climate Legislation or Empty Promises? CMBG3 Law
9
Sep
Supporters of US Plastic Pollution Reduction Bill Press On Despite Challenging Times Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9
Sep
NJDEP Publishes Registration Process for Permit Extension Act of 2020 Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
9
Sep
EPA Webinars Will Kickoff Public Engagement and Outreach on Risk Management under TSCA Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
9
Sep
PFAS Bill Makes Its Way Through Vermont Legislature CMBG3 Law
9
Sep
USDA Reopens Comment Period on Interim Regulations for U.S. Hemp Production; Interested in 12 Topics Beveridge & Diamond PC

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