June 17, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for June 17, 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI                                                                                                                           EPA Announces New Resource Portal And Reporting Tool Improvements Before CDR Reporting Begins On June 1, 2024: On May 16, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the creation of CDR GuideME, a new resource portal, and...
May 15, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for May 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI                                                                                                                           EPA Issues Asbestos Part 2 Draft Risk Evaluation, Preliminarily Determines That Asbestos Poses Unreasonable Risk To Human Health: On April 16, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of and requested...
April 15, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for April 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Seeks Comment On Proposed Settlement Agreement To Conclude A TSCA Rulemaking Regulating Lead Wheel Weights, Publishes ANPRM Regarding Lead Wheel Weights: On March 13, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published notice of a proposed settlement agreement to address a petition for writ of mandamus filed by the Ecology Center, the Center for Environmental Health, United Parents Against Lead & Other Environmental Hazards, and the Sierra Club in the United...
March 15, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for March 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Extends Submission Deadline For Polymer Exemption Reports And Accompanying Claims: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a final rule on February 16, 2024, amending the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulations for polymers manufactured under the terms of the polymer exemption by extending the submission deadline for reporting. 89 Fed. Reg. 12248. EPA notes that the regulations require that manufacturers (includes importers) of polymers manufactured...
February 15, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for February 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI                                                                                                                           EPA Announces Automatic Addition Of Seven Additional PFAS To TRI List Of Chemicals: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on January 9, 2024, the automatic addition of seven per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to...
January 16, 2024

Recent Federal Developments for January 2024

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Publishes Final SNURs On Certain Chemical Substances: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published final significant new use rules (SNUR) on December 18, 2023, for certain chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN) and are also subject to an Order issued by EPA pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 88 Fed. Reg. 87346. The SNURs require persons who intend to manufacture (defined by statute to include import) or...
December 15, 2023

Recent Federal Developments for December 2023

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. extends its best wishes to our clients and many friends. We wish you and your family a safe and healthy New Year. As we have for many years, the firm has made a contribution to the House of Ruth, a shelter for battered women and their children, in lieu of gifts to our clients, and on our clients’ behalf....
November 15, 2023

Monthly Update for November 2023

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Seeks Public Comment On Whether To Limit The Scope Of The Treated Article Exemption: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on October 12, 2023, soliciting public comment and suggestions on specific issues related to seed treated with conventional pesticides (treated seed) and paint treated with conventional or antimicrobial pesticides (treated paint). 88 Fed. Reg. 70625. According to the ANPRM, EPA is...
October 16, 2023

Monthly Update for October 2023

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Releases Final Guidance For New Pesticide Applications And Registration Review Activities That Require Endangered Species Act Reviews: On September 14, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of final guidance to improve the efficiency of EPA’s Endangered Species Act (ESA) analyses for new pesticide active ingredient applications and active ingredients undergoing registration review. EPA states this guidance fulfills requirements outlined...
September 15, 2023

Monthly Update for September 2023

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA Posts Resources On Rule To Accelerate Use Of PIPs: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on August 4, 2023, that it is providing resources to help biotechnology developers exercise the full benefits of the exemptions available under the Plant Incorporated Protectants (PIP) exemption rule. These resources are available on EPA’s public website and include the following: The PIPs Exemption Final Rule went into effect on July 31, 2023. More information is...
August 15, 2023

Monthly Update for August 2023

TSCA/FIFRA/TRI EPA’s Spring 2023 Unified Agenda Includes TSCA, TRI, And PFAS Rulemakings: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) spring 2023 Unified Agenda, published on June 13, 2023, includes a number of proposed and final rulemakings under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) or the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), as well as rulemakings concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). More information on the rulemakings, including links to our memoranda, is...
July 15, 2023

Monthly Update for July 2023

WEBINAR — Product Stewardship Practices For Effective Supply Chain Interaction, August 1, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EDT): Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to present “Product Stewardship Practices for Effective Supply Chain Interaction,” featuring Catherine M. Croke, DBA, Director of Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs, B&C; Lee A. Bowers, Vice President, Environmental, Health & Safety, RPM International Inc. (RPM); and...
June 15, 2023

Monthly Update for June 2023

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE — Register Now For “TSCA Reform — Seven Years Later” On June 29, 2023: This essential annual Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) event, presented by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, will feature speakers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), non-governmental organizations (NGO), industry stakeholders, and academic...
May 1, 2023

Monthly Update for May 2023

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE — Save The Date For “TSCA Reform — Seven Years Later” On June 29, 2023: This essential annual Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) event will feature speakers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), non-governmental organizations, industry stakeholders, and academic leaders providing updates on topics including the interface of science and policy under TSCA, new chemicals, risk evaluation and management, the regulation of articles, and more....
April 1, 2023

Monthly Update for April 2023

WEBINAR — TOP TSCA TOPICS: Cumulative Risk, NAMs, Risk Evaluations, CBI, And More!, May 17, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EDT), Via Webinar: Panelists Anna Lowit, Senior Science Advisor, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), will discuss New Approach Methodologies (NAM), cumulative risk assessment methodologies, systematic review procedures, new approaches to new...
March 1, 2023

Monthly Update for March 2023

B&C Launches PFAS News And Information Site For Industry Stakeholders; Will Hold PFAS Webinar May 17, 2023: Continuing Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) tradition of providing reliable information and analysis of the most pressing chemical issues of the day, B&C is pleased to announce the PFAS News and Information web page. This site provides constantly updated resources to help those in the chemicals and chemical products industries understand what they need to...
February 1, 2023

Monthly Update for February 2023

RECORDED WEBINAR ON-DEMAND — “What to Expect in Chemicals Policy and Regulation and on Capitol Hill in 2023”: Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) January 31, 2023, webinar “What to Expect in Chemicals Policy and Regulation and on Capitol Hill in 2023” is now available for on-demand viewing. During this one-hour webinar, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C; James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, B&C; Richard E. Engler,...
January 1, 2023

Monthly Update for January 2023

Forecast For U.S. Federal And International Chemical Regulatory Policy: On January 5, 2023, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), The Acta Group (Acta®), and B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) published the “Forecast for U.S. Federal and International Chemical Regulatory Policy 2023.” This extraordinarily detailed document offers our seasoned team’s collective take on what to expect regarding global industrial, agricultural, and biocidal chemical initiatives in...
December 1, 2022

Monthly Update for December 2022

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. extends its best wishes to our clients and many friends. We wish you and your family a safe and healthy New Year. As we have for many years, the firm has made a contribution to the House of Ruth, a shelter for battered women and their children, in lieu of gifts to our clients, and on our clients’ behalf. WEBINAR – Registration Is Open For “Two Years Later: How Has the...
November 1, 2022

Monthly Update for November 2022

WEBINAR – Registration Is Open For “Articles under TSCA”: Register now to join Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Eve Gartner, and Lynn L. Bergeson for the Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) webinar “Articles under TSCA.” When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused its attention on chemical substances and chemical mixtures, while largely exempting the regulation of chemicals in...