November 22, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. Named 2023 Affiliates of the Year by ACD (formerly NACD)

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is proud to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, have received the Affiliate of the Year award from the Alliance for Chemical Distribution (ACD), for their “invaluable counsel,” “technical support,” and guidance on chemical distribution issues. ACD is the new name and identity of the association formerly known as the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). In their...
October 26, 2023

Catherine M. Croke, DBA, Elected to Product Stewardship Society Board of Directors

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Catherine M. Croke, DBA, Director of Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs, has been elected to serve on the Product Stewardship Society’s (PSS) Board of Directors for the 2023 – 2026 term. PSS President Lisa Marie Nespoli, CPPS, said of the newly elected directors: “These accomplished figures have earned recognition as leaders in product stewardship, and we are eager to tap...
October 18, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson to Present at ABA SEER “Careers in Chemicals” Webinar

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to share that Lynn L. Bergeson will present during the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources’ (SEER) Pesticides and Chemicals Committee’s “Careers in Chemicals” webinar on October 20, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. (EDT). This event will feature a panel of experienced attorneys who will discuss their legal careers, why they focus their practice on chemical regulatory/litigation...
October 11, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article “EPA’s Final PFAS Data Rule Seen as Ripe for Industry Challenges”

On October 10, 2023, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Bloomberg Law’s article on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to require companies to report extensive information about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their merchandise. Not every attorney thinks the rule could be legally vulnerable. The regulatory burden, especially on small business entities, is high, and the scope of the reporting obligation is “insanely broad,” said Lynn...
September 29, 2023

Karin F. Baron, MSPH, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., to Speak at SCHC’s Annual Meeting

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that  Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Director of Hazard Communication and International Registration Strategy, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, will present the full-day Regulatory Jurisdiction Workshop on October 2, 2023, an intermediate course where participants will gain a clearer understanding of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide,...
September 26, 2023

IBA Agriculture and Food Section Announces Annual Conference Sessions on Antimicrobial Resistance and Biodiversity

The International Bar Association (IBA) Agriculture and Food Section (AFS) is sponsoring two sessions at the IBA Annual Conference Paris 2023, covering the increase in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as it impacts global food security and ways to protect biodiversity through legal instruments. Antimicrobial resistance regulation in the context of one health: how legislation can help reduce AMR, Tuesday, October 31, 2023, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (CET), AFS is lead sponsor. This session will...
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...