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Register for the 2017 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

Thu Sep 28th, On Firm News, by

Join Bick Law at the 2017 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite hosted by the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of California. Many of our nation’s top environmental officials, lawyers, and other professionals will be present at the conference.  California environmental lawyer, Kimberly Bick, Partner at Bick Law, will be a panelist at the Yosemite Conference on Sunday, October 22nd discussing contaminated groundwater as a resource & emerging contaminants. […]

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Register for the TSCA One Year On: Practical Workshop

Fri Sep 22nd, On Firm News, by

Chemical Watch has developed a TSCA workshop to provide a detailed and comprehensive practical look at the revised law and profound changes to the regulation of industrial chemicals in the USA.  Chemical Watch has assembled an impressive faculty of TSCA experts, including a partner at Bick Law, Corrie Plant.  Corrie Plant has extensive experience in environmental litigation and compliance, including CERCLA, California’s Proposition 65, Green Chemistry, and the Consumer Product […]

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Manufacturers of Children’s Nap Mats And Other Similar Products Must Perform Alternatives Analysis To Remove Flame Retardant Chemical TDCPP or TCEP Pursuant to California’s Safer Consumer Products Act

Tue Aug 29th, On Environmental Law, by

Effective July 1, 2017, manufacturers of children’s foam-padded sleeping products, such as nap mats, with flame-retardant chemicals, must eliminate or find safer alternatives for TDCPP or TCEP, used as flame retardant, for any such products sold in California. This is the first regulation under the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products Act, which requires manufacturers to make products safer, or face DTSC imposing institutional controls on the products […]

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Superfund Task Force Provides Recommendations and Goals for Superfund Program in Report

Tue Aug 22nd, On Environmental Law, by

In May 2017, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt formed a Superfund Task Force with the goal to streamline and improve the Superfund program. On August 10, 2017, the new Superfund task force provided recommendations on cleaning up sites currently on the NPL in an expedited manner. The task force is cross populated with representatives from the Office of Land and Emergency Management and the Office of Enforcement and […]

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