Recent Reports Show the Extent of the Environmental Impact of Hurricane Harvey

Thu Oct 12th, On Environmental Law, by

Over the past few weeks, a series of devastating storms have battered the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean, and the Eastern Coast of the United States.  Hurricane Harvey, followed shortly by Hurricanes Irma and Jose, have claimed the lives of at least 100 people so far and are estimated to have caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage to local communities and infrastructure. Hurricanes Irma and Jose made landfall as […]

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Does EPA Have Statutory Authority from Congress to Issue a 2015 Rule Regulating HFCs?

Fri Oct 6th, On Environmental Law, by

In August, the D.C. Circuit ruled on a separation of powers issue concerning whether the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) had statutory authority from Congress to issue a 2015 Rule regulating the use of hydrofluorocarbons (“HFCs”).  This 2015 Rule followed and expanded upon the emission regulations established in the 1990 amendment to the Clean Air Act. Specifically, in 1990 the Clean Air Act was amended to construct a system for phasing-out […]

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Register for the Defending Lead Cases: Strategies & Tactics for a Trending Toxic Tort Webinar

Wed Oct 4th, On Firm News, by

Bick Law LLP is a member of DRI’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Law (TTEL) group and California environmental lawyer, Kimberly Bick is in charge of creating webinars for that group.  We are excited about this next webinar that Kimberly put together and for that reason we would like to share this information with you.  We hope that you have the opportunity to participate.  You do not need to be a member […]

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