California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Program on Track to Reduce State-Wide GHG Emissions

Wed May 17th, On Environmental Law, by

In January, the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) released a Midterm Review of Advanced Clean Cars Program report (“Midterm Review”), the most exhaustive evaluation to date of the California passenger vehicle market.  The Midterm Review includes the first comprehensive and in-depth analysis of California’s Zero-Emission Vehicles Program (“ZEV Program”).  The Midterm Review found that California is on track to deliver significant clean-air and public health benefits by 2025 through its […]

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Proposed “Preserve California” Legislative Package Would Ensure California’s Stringent Environmental Standards Despite Trump

Wed May 10th, On Environmental Law, by

In February, the California Senate proposed the “Preserve California” legislative package to establish enforceable California Environmental Laws that are more stringent than the resulting federal environmental law if certain laws are repealed or modified by President Trump and the GOP-controlled U.S. Congress.  This package is clearly an attempt to push back against Trump who has signaled he will reduce environmental protections and reduce funding for environmental enforcement of the remaining […]

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Corrie Plant Joins Bick Law LLP

Tue May 9th, On Firm News, by

  Bick Law LLP is pleased to announce that Corrie L. Plant has joined the firm as a partner and will continue to handle matters of environmental litigation and compliance counseling. Ms. Plant has practiced environmental law for the past 10 years in the Los Angeles office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as part of the firm’s Environmental & Natural Resources and Litigation groups.  She has worked with clients in a wide […]

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More Proposition 65 Reform on the Way?

Wed May 3rd, On Environmental Law, by

On the heels of new Proposition 65 “safe harbor” warning regulations adopted last year by the state, which will impose new and more stringent warning requirements on California businesses beginning August 2018, new legislation has been introduced that, if passed, may help level the playing field for businesses frustrated by the peculiarities of this law.  In particular, the new bill (AB 1583) is designed to improve transparency and reduce litigation […]

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