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The Green New Deal Framework is Introduced to Address Climate Change and Economic Inequality

Mon Mar 4th, On Environmental Law, by

On February 7, 2019, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex, D-N.Y., and Senator Ed Markey, D-Mass, introduced the framework for the Green New Deal in House Resolution 109 (H. RES. 109). This proposal aims to eliminate all carbon emissions resulting from transportation, agriculture, and electricity generation within the United States. It also strives to create job opportunities and economic security along the way. Ocasio-Cortex believes that “the solutions that we have considered big […]

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Get to know Bick Law LLP’s staff

Fri Mar 1st, On Firm News, by

  Carolyn France | Office Administrator Carolyn France is the Office Administrator for Bick Law LLP.  She has been here since the firm’s inception and is honored to be part of the team.  “It’s exciting to be on the ground floor and contributing to the firm’s growth and success.”  Carolyn’s experience includes administration for law firms, financial services, and other professional service companies.  She also has many years of administrative […]

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Democrats in Congress Introduce Senate Bill S.367 to Reinforce Protection Over National Monuments

Tue Feb 26th, On Environmental Law, by

On February 7, 2019, Congressional Democrats introduced Senate bill S.367 to reinforce that only Congress has jurisdiction over certain national monuments, to establish a National Monument Enhancement Fund, and to define certain protected wilderness areas in the states of New Mexico and Nevada. The bill is an update to the Antiquities Act of 1906, which was endorsed by Theodore Roosevelt, and recognized as “the first law to establish that archeological […]

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Supreme Court Agrees to Resolve Circuit Split Over the CWA’s Applicability to Groundwater

Fri Feb 22nd, On Environmental Law, by

On Tuesday, February 19th the United States Supreme Court agreed to resolve a circuit split between the Ninth and Sixth circuits over whether or not Clean Water Act (CWA) liability applies to facilities that pollute navigable waters of the United States via hydrologically connected groundwater. In February 2018, the Ninth Circuit upheld a decision in the case Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui, that found the county of Maui […]

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