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California’s Updated Particle Pollution Regulations

Particle Pollution presents a severe public health risk. Exposure to particulate matter (PM) leads to a host of respiratory and cardiovascular problems. Though the United States has achieved a great deal of progress in reducing the amount of ambient air pollution in the last thirty years, many areas throughout the country still wrestle with particle pollution levels that put populations at risk. California recently enacted regulations to address exposure to […]

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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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