September 21, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson and Lisa R. Burchi to Present at Chemical Watch Regulatory Summit Americas and PFAS Updates USA Conferences

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson and Lisa R. Burchi are speaking at Chemical Watch’s Regulatory Summit Americas (September 25 – 26, 2023) and PFAS Updates USA (September 27, 2023) conferences. On September 25, 2023, Ms. Bergeson will present “TSCA Reporting Including PFAS and Asbestos.” Topics include: Also on September 25, 2023, Ms. Burchi will present “Legal Requirements of the Federal...
September 20, 2023

Career Opportunity: Regulatory Scientist/Quality Assurance Specialist

The Acta Group, LLC (Acta®), consulting affiliate of B&C, is seeking a Regulatory Scientist/Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist.  The Regulatory Scientist/QA Specialist will monitor studies and/or perform quality assurance for nonclinical Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP studies and laboratories, will assess studies and resulting scientific data for compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations, and will prepare documentation in support of product approvals and...
August 31, 2023

IBA Agriculture and Food Section Shares “Responsible Land-Based Investments in Agriculture: Latin America” Recording and Announces IBA Annual Conference Sessions

The International Bar Association (IBA) Agriculture and Food Section (AFS), Chaired by Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), is pleased to share a recording from the Capacity Development Webinar for Lawyers on Responsible Land-Based Investments in Agriculture: Latin America Focus. This webinar explores the current regulatory framework for sustainable and responsible investment in agriculture, and panelists discuss how lawyers in the private and public...
August 23, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in “US EPA extends planned PFAS enforcement scheme to users” by Chemical Watch

On August 23, 2023, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) regarding a new enforcement effort announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) imposing liability for PFAS pollution that would target not only manufacturers, but also users of the persistent substances.  Lynn Bergeson, managing partner at Bergeson & Campbell, said: “What you don’t know may hurt you, so be PFAS-aware and...
August 23, 2023

TSCA New Chemical Coalition Comments Included in Bloomberg Article “Plastic Waste Chemicals Rule Spurs Criticism of EPA by All Sides”

Comments submitted by The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) New Chemicals Coalition (NCC) regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to control health risks from chemicals made with waste plastic were featured by Bloomberg in a August 23, 2023 article.  [o]ther trade groups told the EPA its rules “would hinder development of advanced recycling projects and progress towards a more circular plastics economy.” The heat generated through the...
August 22, 2023

Karin F. Baron Quoted in “Lawyers urge industry to prepare for Chile’s first chemical reporting deadline next year” by Chemical Watch

On August 22, 2023, Chemical Watch quoted Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Director of Hazard Communication and International Registration Strategy with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) regarding preparing for notification deadlines as Chile’s Ministry of Environment (MMA) is set to begin compiling a national inventory of chemicals from August next year. That includes determining which substances are considered hazardous and require...
August 14, 2023

Recording Available for “Product Stewardship Practices for Effective Supply Chain Interaction” Webinar

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) August 1, 2023, webinar, “Product Stewardship Practices for Effective Supply Chain Interaction,” is now available for on-demand viewing. During this one-hour webinar, 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); Michael J. Ford, President, Tradebridge Consulting; and Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner,...
July 26, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson to Present on Use and Regulation of Chemicals at PLI’s Environmental Regulation in Practice 2023: New Challenges and Controversies

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will present during the “Use and Regulation of Chemicals” session of the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Environmental Regulation in Practice 2023: New Challenges and Controversies program on August 2, 2023. Ms. Bergeson and co-presenter Alexandra Dapolito Dunn will discuss: Register...
July 14, 2023

Recording Available for “Preparing a PFAS Game Plan in the U.S., the UK, and the EU” Webinar

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) affiliate The Acta Group (Acta®) and EPPA’s July 11, 2023, webinar, “Preparing a PFAS Game Plan in the U.S., the UK, and the EU,” is now available for on-demand viewing. During this one-hour webinar, Meglena Mihova, Managing Partner of EPPA, a Brussels-based regulatory and public affairs consultancy; Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Acta; and Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta, discussed bans, restrictions, and reporting...
July 12, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson and Richard E. Engler Quoted in “Details on PFAS, Substitutes Urged for EU’s Proposed Ban” by Bloomberg Law

On July 11, 2023, Bloomberg Law quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, on what companies need to know to prepare for upcoming per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations.  US manufacturers need to prepare not only for the EU’s PFAS rule, but for a raft of federal and state water, chemical, information collection, and other PFAS...
July 12, 2023

TSCA at Seven: As Reasonably Foreseen, ELI and B&C Conclude Another Riveting Conference

On June 29, 2023, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health presented “TSCA Reform — Seven Years Later.” This virtual conference marked the seventh Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Annual Conference, reflecting on the accomplishments and challenges since the implementation of the 2016 Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (Lautenberg Act) and...
July 10, 2023

Registration Now Open for “Product Stewardship Practices for Effective Supply Chain Interaction” Webinar

August 1, 202311:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EDT) REGISTER NOW International compliance in today’s evolving regulatory arena presents challenges to organizations. Supply chain networks must evolve to support operations with ever-changing regulations and requirements that materially impact commercial operations. Keeping abreast of permissible practices in countries of commercial interest is an essential product stewardship practice. Promoting strategic alliances within supply chain networks,...
June 15, 2023

Registration Now Open for “Preparing a PFAS Game Plan in the U.S., the UK, and the EU” Webinar

July 11, 202310:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (EDT)4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (CEST) REGISTER NOW Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are attracting global legal, regulatory, commercial, and litigation attention as no other “emerging contaminant” has. Companies producing, processing, distributing, and/or using these substances must be aware of these global legal developments and take steps now to minimize legal, regulatory, and commercial risk. In the United States and...
June 14, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson Earns Highest Ranking in Chambers USA 2023

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson has been awarded the highest rank attainable, Band 1, in Chambers USA Guide 2023. This is Ms. Bergeson’s 19th year earning top marks from Chambers USA as one of the best lawyers in America. Chambers quotes clients as saying Ms. Bergeson is “extremely well regarded,” “top-notch for her TSCA work,” “The best nationwide practitioner on product-related environmental regulations; a...
June 13, 2023

Speakers and Sessions Announced, Registration Open for “TSCA Reform — Seven Years Later” Virtual Conference, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT June 29, 2023

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDTJune 29, 2023 REGISTER NOW The full program, including session details and confirmed speakers for the 7th annual Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) conference, “TSCA Reform — Seven Years Later,” is detailed below. This timely and essential day-long virtual conference will provide updates on risk evaluation, risk management, new chemical review, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and more. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), the...
June 7, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “NGOs push for rare TSCA order to block Texas company’s plastic fluorination”

On June 5, 2023, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding a push from NGO’s for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) to use for the first time its authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 5 to block a Texas-based company from using a plastic fluorination process that generates several types of long-chain per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  If the EPA were to make a...
June 6, 2023

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. to Present on Circularity and Nomenclature Issues during ACS Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Director of Chemistry Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. will present “Circular Routes and Chemical Nomenclature” during the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) 27th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. The theme of this year’s conference, occurring June 13-15, 2023, in Long Beach, CA, is “Closing the Loop: Chemistry for a Sustainable Future.” During his...
June 5, 2023

James P. Herrick Joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that James P. Herrick has joined our firms as a Regulatory Consultant. Mr. Herrick brings nearly two decades of experience at Fortune 500 companies developing, implementing, and managing worldwide environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance. Mr. Herrick has gained an exceptionally broad understanding of international chemical regulatory programs while honing a remarkably focused instinct for...
June 1, 2023

B&C Publishes FIFRA Tutor® Courses Covering Transfer of FIFRA Registrations, and Data Compensation and Sharing

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce that additional FIFRA Tutor® regulatory training courses are now available at www.FIFRAtutor.com. The one-hour F105 — Due Diligence and Transferring FIFRA Registrations and/or Data module and two-hour F208 — Data Citation, Data Compensation, and Data Sharing module join six existing FIFRA Tutor courses providing expert, essential Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)...
May 26, 2023

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. and Catherine M. Croke, DBA to Present During Chemical Watch’s “TSCA Fundamentals” Course

Tuesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 8, 2023, via webinarBergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Director of Chemistry, Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., and Director of Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs, Catherine M. Croke, DBA, will join Chemical Watch to present TSCA Fundamentals. This two-day course will offer in-depth training on the very latest Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulatory and policy developments, their...