On Sept. 12, 2018, the Fourth Circuit released a decision in Sierra Club v. Virginia Electric & Power Co. (Dominion Energy Inc.). This important decision resulted in a split in the Fourth Circuit, as well as further exacerbating a split in the circuits regarding the interpretation of the term “point-source” and the way in which groundwater is regulated by the Clean Water Act as a conduit for pollutants to enter […]
California, Illinois, Maryland, and 5 other States File Suit against EPA over Failure to Implement Landfill Emission Regulations.
On May 31st, 2018 the states of California, Illinois, and Maryland, along with 5 other states, filed suit against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Plaintiffs allege that, in failing to enforce Obama-era regulations concerning emissions from landfills, EPA has violated the federal Clean Air Act (CAA). The rules in question are the “Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills” and the “2016 Standards of Performance […]
Bick Law LLP is very proud to announce that our firm has been included in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” list for 2019. According to U.S. News & World Reports, “the rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as […]
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 […]