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Climate Change Federal Appeals Court Rejects Climate Change Case

Fri Jan 17th, On Litigation, by

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Climate Change Case   On Friday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ended a suit brought by children against the U.S. government for neglecting to take proper action to prevent climate change. Though it had collected some victories on its journey to the Ninth Circuit, the issues at hand are not meant to be decided in this venue. The ruling acknowledges that the government has long […]

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Two Birds, One Wall

Thu Jan 16th, On Environmental Law, by

In the late seventies, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service began buying pieces of land along the Texas-Mexico border. This collection of land, assembled over decades into 135 individual tracts of nearly 105,000 acres, were part of an effort to protect the Rio Grande Valley of Texas from development and farming. Although the area has since become a quagmire of illegal immigration and drug smuggling, it is also one […]

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DRI TTEL Annual Conference   Phoenix, February 19-21, 2020

Thu Jan 16th, On Firm News, by

Bick Law LLP’s founding partner, Kim Bick, is the Program Chair for the DRI Toxic Tort and Environmental Law group and has planned the DRI TTEL annual conference this year in Phoenix, AZ, on February 19-21. It will have ethics and bias CLE credits, and Kim personally curated outstanding panels that will be interesting and engaging. Of course, the networking opportunities are unsurpassed as well.  We hope to see you there. Register before […]

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Clean Air Act: EPA Advances Clean Trucks Initiative

Wed Jan 15th, On Environmental Law, by

Clean Air Act Clean Air Act: EPA Advances Clean Trucks Initiative On Monday, Pete Lopez, the New York Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced EPA’s intent to advance the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI)–part of the regulations allowed under the Clean Air Act–in New York and New Jersey. The CTI is moving to establish stricter standards for emissions associated with the large engines commonly seen on interstate highways. […]

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