Author: Bick Law LLP

Ninth Circuit Favors Salmon in California Water Battle

Mon Apr 17th, On Environmental Law, by

A unanimous three-judge Ninth Circuit panel ruled that the Department of Interior (“DOI”) and the Bureau of Reclamation (“Bureau”) had both the right and the obligation to release water to preserve a Native American fishing ground and prevent salmon die-off downstream.  Central to this case is the balancing act between Congressional goals to maintain and protect fisheries (environmental objectives) and the state-wide need for water (commercial objectives).  Two congressional acts, […]

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Bick Law LLP Website Nominated for a Webby

Mon Apr 10th, On Firm News, by

Bick Law LLP is excited to announce that our website (bicklawllp.com) has been nominated for a Webby in the Law category. The Webby Awards recognize excellence on the Internet and to be nominated is a tremendous honor, as it means our web design is considered one of the five best in the world in its category, and among the top nine percent of all work entered in this year’s competition. “We […]

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Register for The First 100 Days: A Review of the Status of the U.S. Environment and Energy Policies Live Webinar

Mon Mar 20th, On Firm News, by

Register for The First 100 Days: A Review of the Status of the United States Environment and Energy Policies live webinar presented by DRI’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee.  To learn more about the webinar, click here. Who Should Attend: In-house counsel for all industries Defense lawyers representing all industries What You Will Learn: What to expect during the Trump administration with respect to environmental enforcement Potential impact to […]

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WOTUS Is Rescinded By Executive Order

Wed Mar 1st, On Environmental Law, by

On February 28, 2017, the United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, E. Scott Pruitt signed a Notice of Intention to Rescind the Waters of the United States rule, promulgated by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to the Clean Water Act.  The Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Douglas W. Lamont, will sign the document today, March 1, 2017.  The […]

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