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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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EPA Releases Draft Risk Evaluation Documents for DIDP and DINP for Public Comment and Peer Review Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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DOE Announces Additional Projects to Help Industry Address Bioenergy and Bioproduct Challenges Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
May
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Maine Amends Its PFAS Statute, Exempting Certain Product Categories from the Sales Prohibition and Eliminating the General Notification Requirement Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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Weekly IRS Roundup May 13 – May 17, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
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Proposed Increases to Section 301 Duties on Batteries, Battery Components, and Critical Minerals Blank Rome LLP
May
24
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The Domestic Content Bonus Credit’s Promising New Safe Harbor McDermott Will & Emery
May
23
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2024 Land Use, Environmental, & Natural Resources Update Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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ESG Update: Three Climate Change Decisions to Watch as the Temperature Rises ArentFox Schiff LLP
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Greenwashing: Emerging Compliance and Cross Border Legal Risks Bracewell LLP
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The Importance of Government Affairs Engagement — A Conversation with Mark Washko [Podcast] Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
May
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PEER and CEH File NOI to Sue EPA to Stop Manufacture and Distribution of PFAS in Fluorinated Containers Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
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GSA Requiring Landlords to Conduct Baseline Drinking Water Testing in All Leased Space Greenberg Traurig, LLP
May
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What About the IRA Has the Renewable Energy Sector So Bullish on Investment in the US? Jones Walker LLP
May
22
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DOE Releases RFI to Achieve Off-Road Transportation Decarbonization Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
May
22
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EPA Adds Seven More PFAS To Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Program for Reporting Year 2024 Pierce Atwood LLP
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22
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Hydro Newsletter - Volume 11, Issue 3 Van Ness Feldman LLP
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Order No. 1920: Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation - Landmark Order Substantively Expands Planning Obligations for Transmission Providers Bracewell LLP
May
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Order No. 1977: FERC Siting Permits for Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities - FERC Finalizes Backstop Transmission Siting Reforms Bracewell LLP
May
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Order No. 1977: Applications for Permits to Site Interstate Electric Transmission Facilities - FERC Finalizes Backstop Transmission Siting Reforms Bracewell LLP
May
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House Democrats Initiate Probe of Anti-ESG Investment Guidelines Issued by Conservative States Mintz
May
22
2024
Clean Energy Developers Beware! EPA Will Prosecute You for Runoff from Your Solar Farm Sites. Mintz
May
22
2024
Designation of PFOA and PFOS as CERCLA Hazardous Substances Proskauer Rose LLP
May
22
2024
Energy Tax Credits – Final Regulations on Transferability and Guidance on Domestic Content Pierce Atwood LLP
May
22
2024
EPA Issues Final Rule Requiring TRI Reporting for Seven Additional PFAS Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
May
22
2024
Environmental Liability in Bankruptcy: The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Perspective Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
May
21
2024
CEQ Finalizes Highly Anticipated NEPA Phase 2 Rule Hunton Andrews Kurth
May
21
2024
First Circuit Rejects Challenges to Federal Permits for Vineyard Wind 1 Robinson & Cole LLP
May
21
2024
FERC’s Landmark Transmission Order: Takeaways for Clean Energy and Energy Storage Companies Mintz
 

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