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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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Jun
20
2024
California Court Grants Injunction to Stop Prop 65 Warnings for Titanium Dioxide in Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
20
2024
EPA & the Corps Have Published Their 10th Attempt to Determine the Reach of the Clean Water Act. Litigation is Certain to Follow. Mintz
Jun
20
2024
The Sacketts' Lawyers Have a New Client and it Seems Like a Visit to the Supreme Court is in Their Future! Mintz
Jun
20
2024
Striking the Balance: Permitting Reforms for Mining & the Energy Transition – White Paper Available Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
Jun
20
2024
EPA and the Corps Have Won One in North Carolina but their Most Recent Waters of the United States Rule Isn't Nearly Out of the Woods Yet. Mintz
Jun
20
2024
All Things Chemical Podcast: Perspectives from OPP to OPPT — A Conversation with Elissa Reaves, Ph.D. [Podcast] Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
20
2024
Key Farm Bill Reauthorization Priorities Officially Laid on the Table Van Ness Feldman LLP
Jun
19
2024
The Fifteenth Court of Appeals: What Texas’s New Appeals Court Means for Environmental Litigation Beveridge & Diamond PC
Jun
19
2024
Give Me an ‘E’, Give Me an ‘S’, Give Me a ‘G’! Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Jun
19
2024
Massachusetts DPU’s Phase II Order – Distribution Companies’ SMART Tariffs Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Jun
19
2024
Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Issues Phase II Order Sherin and Lodgen LLP
Jun
18
2024
Innovate Law Episode 1 | Annette Kleiser, CEO Dalan Animal Health [Video] Foley & Lardner LLP
Jun
18
2024
Navigating the Solarscape: Our Handy Solar Tariffs Cheat Sheet Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jun
18
2024
EPA’s Proposed NSR Rule for Project Emissions Accounting Will Mean Permitting Delays for Projects and Expansions Beveridge & Diamond PC
Jun
18
2024
May 2024 Bounty Hunter Plaintiff Claims Keller and Heckman LLP
Jun
18
2024
The North Atlantic Right Whales Deserve Our Best Effort to Save Them, and the High-Speed Ferry Plan Doesn't Seem to Be That Mintz
Jun
18
2024
Recent Federal Developments for June 17, 2024 Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
17
2024
ECHA Updates Report on Key Areas of Regulatory Challenge, Addresses Micro- and Nano-Sized Materials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
17
2024
EPA Announces Draft PR Notice to Revise Procedures for Citing Data to Support Pesticide Registrations (EPA Forms 8570-34 and 8570-35) Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
17
2024
Fighting the New Sea Monsters: The Importance of Whistleblowing in Deep Sea Mining Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto
Jun
14
2024
EPA Announces Peer Review of 1,1-Dichloroethane TSCA Risk Evaluation and 1,2-Dichloroethane Hazard Assessment, Calls for Public Comments on Reviewer Candidates Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
14
2024
NNI EHS Research Strategy: 2024 Update Available for Public Comment Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
Jun
14
2024
‘China’ Tariffs on US Imports Continue: AFS Untangles the Headlines [Podcast] ArentFox Schiff LLP
Jun
14
2024
USCG Requests Information on Ballast Water Management Procedures Under the Vessel General Permit and USCG Regulations Blank Rome LLP
Jun
14
2024
Reasonable Consumer Analysis Leads to Dismissal of Claims of Greenwashing Proskauer Rose LLP
Jun
13
2024
The BR International Trade Report: June 2024 Blank Rome LLP
Jun
13
2024
Can Biden Administration’s Joint Statement Breathe New Life and Restore Trust In Voluntary Carbon Markets? Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Jun
13
2024
Weekly IRS Roundup June 3 – June 7, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
 

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