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Bick Law Makes Impact at 27th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

Tue Oct 23rd, On Firm News, by

Last weekend, on October 18-21, the attorneys and legal team at Bick Law LLP attended the 27th Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite’s Tenaya Lodge. The conference is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law in California. Bick Law LLP made a strong appearance at the conference this year; we were a sponsor for the event and our attorneys […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Take up Challenges to Invalidation of EPA HFC Rule

Wed Oct 17th, On Environmental Law, by

On October 9th, 2018 the United States Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal to reverse the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to vacate a rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) forcing companies that use hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in products like spray cans and refrigerators to swap them out for an EPA-approved alternative. While he was not part of the Supreme Court’s decision to deny certiorari, newly-appointed Justice […]

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Presentation of the Environmental Law Section Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Nichols

Thu Oct 11th, On Firm News, by

The Environmental Law Section is honored to present its fifth annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Nichols. Introductions by Ellen Peter, Lifetime Achievement Award Co-Chair and Chief Counsel to CARB, and Ann Carlson, UCLA School of Law. For over 45 years, Mary D. Nichols has been at the forefront of environmental law and policy, working steadfastly in the public interest to improve air quality and tackle climate change. She has […]

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State Regulatory Authority under the New Toxic Substances Control Act

Two years ago, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was significantly overhauled with bipartisan support in Congress, and with substantial support from the chemical industry. The EPA has now begun implementing the “New TSCA,” also known as the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2576), which was officially signed into law by President Obama in 2016 (15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.). One of the most […]

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