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,...