Our
Insights

Author: Bick Law LLP

California Adds Perfluorooctanoic Acid (“PFOA”) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (“PFOS”) to the Proposition 65 list, Continuing Trend of Increased Regulation of perfluorinated chemicals (“PFCs”) Nationwide

Thu Jan 4th, On Environmental Law, by

Effective November 10, 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) added Perfluorooctanoic Acid (“PFOA”) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (“PFOS”) to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also known as Proposition 65.  Although these chemicals have been the target of federal action under the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) since 2002, the release […]

Read More

New California Law Requires On-Package Label and Online Ingredient Disclosures for Cleaning Products

Tue Dec 19th, On Environmental Law, by

On October 15, 2017, Governor Brown signed into law SB 258, known as the “Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017” (“Cleaning Product Right to Know Act”).  The Act requires manufacturers of cleaning products sold in California to disclose the ingredients of those cleaning products to consumers on the product label and also online.  California is the first state to require ingredient labeling of cleaning products.  There are currently […]

Read More

Register for DRI’s Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Seminar in Nashville!

Fri Dec 15th, On Firm News, by

Join Bick Law at DRI’s Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Seminar in Music City!  Details: When: March 1-2, 2018 Where: Nashville, Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Deadline: Register by February 2, 2018. Any registrations after February 2nd will be processed on-site.  What You Will Learn: How to Navigate the lines between consulting and testifying experts and getting the most out of both for the lease costs. What the new Toxic […]

Read More

Looking Back at Hurricane Harvey and the Road to Recovery Ahead

Mon Dec 11th, On Environmental Law, by

Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Port Aransas on August 25th, 2017 before turning northeast and inland, stalling over southern Texas and bringing between 40 and 61 inches of rainfall to eastern Texas and parts of Louisiana. According to a press release by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), “the Houston area experienced the largest amount of rainwater ever recorded in the continental United States from a single storm (51.88 inches). […]

Read More

Our Areas of
Practice: