BS, University of Maryland, Animal Science, 1984
Christopher Bryant delivers over 20 years of experience in environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance and legislative, regulatory and policy issues. Clients benefit from both his extensive field experience at the implementation level and his extraordinary knowledge of how regulations, policies, and legislation impact business operations. When General Electric selected a handful of professionals to develop and deliver global leadership EHS training, Christopher Bryant was at the top of their list.
For Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) clients, Mr. Bryant provides EHS compliance assistance, EHS management system development, assessment and implementation, and strategic development on EHS issues. He is a powerful advocate on federal, state, and international environmental issues, as well as with federal and state lawmakers. In all his efforts, Mr. Bryant approaches issues with the goal of resolution and a singular focus on how to best serve the client.
Mr. Bryant's decades of experience help clients assess and implement regulations developed by government agencies and industry players. Previous to joining B&C, Mr. Bryant was Managing Director of the Chemical Products and Technology Division at the American Chemistry Council. While there, he directed strategic efforts on improving support to the chemical industry and managed federal and state legislative activities, product de-selection, and advocacy with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state environmental agencies. Mr. Bryant has also consulted major U.S. and international corporations on EHS matters, and assisted in the implementation of corporate-wide EHS management systems. He has conducted EHS management training sessions for business leaders, as well as audits, operating reviews, and management system reviews at company facilities. Mr. Bryant provided consulting services on hazardous waste, hazardous materials transportation, clean air, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulatory programs for many industry leaders.
He is a past president of The Technical Group, LLC, which specialized in hazardous substance and OSHA matters and served as Director of EPA's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)/Superfund Industrial Assistance Hotline.
Lynn L. Bergeson, Christopher R. Bryant, contributing authors, “The RCRA Practice Manual,” American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (2013).
Lynn L. Bergeson and Chris R. Bryant, "EPA Issues Final Rules for Boilers," Chemical Processing, April 2011.
“WEBINAR -- EPA's New RCRA Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule: How Will it Impact Your Operations?,” Business and Legal Resources (January 4, 2017).
"Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security: An Update on Federal Action," Michigan Safety Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan (April 19, 2016).
"Pollution Control," Chemical Processing Webinar (July 16, 2015).
"EPA's Game-Changing Clean Power Plan: How It Impacts You," Pollution Engineering Webinar (July 22, 2014).
"Understanding the Environmental Impact of e-Recycling and Discussing Emerging Take Back Programs in Organizations," Corporate e-Waste Disposal Summit, Chicago, Illinois (August 1, 2012).