November 1, 2018

B&C Launches All Things Chemical™ Podcast with Debut Episode “Animal Testing and New TSCA”

Washington, D.C. (November 1, 2018):  Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is launching a podcast today.  It is called All Things Chemical™ and it will engage listeners in intelligent, insightful conversation about everything related to industrial, pesticidal, and specialty chemicals and the law and business issues surrounding chemicals. B&C’s talented team of lawyers, scientists, and consultants will keep listeners abreast of the changing world of both domestic...
October 19, 2018

B&C Presents “Keeping up with FSMA – Rules, Obligations, and Key Compliance Dates” Webinar

On October 17, 2018, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented a complimentary webinar regarding pending implementation dates of key U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules. “Keeping up with FSMA – Rules, Obligations, and Key Compliance Dates” was presented by Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, and Scott J. Burya, Ph.D., Regulatory Chemist, B&C, and...
October 18, 2018

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Quoted By Inside EPA in “Despite Suggestion, EPA Floats First SNURs Using Streamlined Framework”

On October 18, 2018, Inside EPA quoted Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the B&C memorandum “EPA Proposes SNURs that Break New Ground under Amended TSCA.” Industry attorneys are welcoming the agency’s approach, suggesting it sets a precedent for future agency action. “The proposed SNUR is interesting, important, and controversial, as this is the first time under the new law for which EPA is...
October 16, 2018

Inside EPA Quotes B&C’s “EPA Issues Final TSCA Fees Rule” Memorandum

Inside EPA Quotes B&C’s “EPA Issues Final TSCA Fees Rule” Memorandum On October 16, 2018, Inside EPA quoted Bergeson & Campbell P.C.’s (B&C®) memorandum “EPA Issues Final TSCA Fees Rule” in the article “EPA finalizes TSCA fees rule but legal challenges possible.” A Sept. 28 memo from the law firm Bergeson & Campbell notes that “the final rule will apply to all submissions that are received starting October 1, 2018. EPA stated that...
October 12, 2018

Fall 2018 Regulatory, Testing, and Policy Trends for Chemical Consortia

Now more than ever, chemical industry stakeholders with shared business and advocacy interests are urged to consider collaborating on regulatory, testing, and related advocacy opportunities. Two years post-passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act means the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is well underway with implementation of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).    Industry groups that are already established and...
October 10, 2018

Lynn L. Bergeson Moderates “Sustainable Investment in Agriculture: Improving Agricultural Land Investment Contracts and the Contracting Process” at the IBA Annual Conference

On October 8, 2018, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), moderated “Sustainable Investment in Agriculture: Improving Agricultural Land Investment Contracts and the Contracting Process” at the legal profession’s largest international event, the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference held this year in Rome, Italy. Ms. Bergeson is Vice Chairman of IBA’s Agricultural Law Committee. Panelists Katherine Cook, Matrix...
October 1, 2018

Product Stewardship Society President-Elect Lynn L. Bergeson Moderates “Drivers of Product Stewardship” of Product Stewardship 2018

On September 29, 2018, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and President-Elect of the Product Stewardship Society (PSS) moderated the closing session, “Drivers of Product Stewardship: The Role of Regulations, Private Governance, and Managing,” at the 2018 Product Stewardship Conference in Washington D.C. This conference addressed global safety, environmental, and regulatory challenges by bringing together prominent professionals to present and...
September 24, 2018

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Quoted by Bloomberg Environment in “Ecological, Health Data on New Fluorochemicals Coming, EPA Says”

On September 24, 2018, Bloomberg Environment quoted Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to expand the list of fluorochemicals on the ChemView database. Companies making new fluorochemicals had to generate more than $25 million worth of health, environmental fate, degradation data, and other information under agreements they made, the agency told Bloomberg...
September 21, 2018

Keeping up with FSMA—Rules, Obligations, and Key Compliance Dates

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EDT)  Complimentary Registration Available Online  Speakers: ■  Karin F. Baron, MSPHSenior Regulatory Consultant, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) ■  Lynn L. BergesonManaging Partner, B&C; President, Acta ■  Scott J. Burya, Ph.D.Regulatory Chemist, B&C and Acta With key implementation dates of several core elements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)...
September 20, 2018

B&C and Bloomberg BNA Present “TSCA Confidential Business Information and Generic Naming: Analyzing the New Rules” Webinar

On September 18, 2018, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Bloomberg BNA presented “TSCA Confidential Business Information and Generic Naming: Analyzing the New Rules,” the fourth webinar in the 2018 Chemical Policy Summit Series. The presenters noted that protecting confidential business information (CBI), including chemical identity, has never been easy but remains an essential component of a successful commercial chemical strategy, and cautioned that amended Toxic...