June 8, 2016

Chemical Watch Offers Complimentary Webinar Series on “The New TSCA”

Register Today For “The New TSCA — Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It” Monday June 13, 20168:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time / 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 4:00 p.m. British Summer Time Speakers: Register Online With passage by unanimous consent voice vote of the U.S. Senate of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act on June 7, 2016, this bill that profoundly alters...
June 8, 2016

Michael S. Wenk, Expert on South American and Middle Eastern Chemical Regulatory Programs, 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 Michael S. Wenk, M.S., has joined our teams as Senior Regulatory Consultant. Mr. Wenk has managed global regulatory affairs and product stewardship divisions at Fortune 500 chemical and chemical product companies for over 20 years and is an internationally-recognized expert in chemical registration and regulation in Central and South America, and the Middle East. With a Master’s Degree in...
June 8, 2016

Bloomberg Article “EPA Wins Clout To Fight Toxic Chemicals, But It May Take A While,” Quotes James V. Aidala

On June 8, 2016, Bloomberg Politics quoted Senior Government Affairs Consultant for Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®), James V. Aidala, on how the overhaul of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will impact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate chemicals. “It’s a very ambitious undertaking — it’s going to be hard,” said James Aidala, the former head of EPA’s chemical safety office and a consultant at Bergeson...
June 8, 2016

Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Quotes James V. Aidala On Implementation Of TSCA Reform

On June 8, 2016, the Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report article, “With Chemical Safety Law, Congress Hands EPA Herculean Task,” quoted James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant for Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®). “It’s a very ambitious undertaking—it’s going to be hard,” said James Aidala, the former head of EPA’s chemical safety office and a consultant at Bergeson & Campbell. “It is going to take a long time, even if the...
June 7, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted In Chemical Week Article “TSCA Reform On The Horizon As Bill Passes Senate (Update)”

On June 7, 2016, Chemical Week quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®), about the challenges facing the implementation of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Lynn Bergeson, managing partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., says the new program will face a variety of hurdles because of the challenge of deadlines, resources, and “only a short (if any) honeymoon period. It might take a significant...
June 7, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted In Wall Street Journal Article “Updated Rule Offers Better Oversight of Nanotech Chemicals”

On June 7, 2016, the Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance Journal reporter Ben DiPietro featured quotes by Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®), about the impact of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform on nanotechnology chemicals. The article “Updated Rule Offers Better Oversight of Nanotech Chemicals” explores how many nanotech chemicals were mostly ignored by the language of TSCA, but may now be reviewed by the U.S. Environmental...
June 6, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson Presents “Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in the Mediterranean Region: Modern Agriculture and Technology” at the International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference

On June 6, 2016, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell P.C., (B&C®), presented “Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in the Mediterranean Region: Modern Agriculture and Technology” at the International Bar Association 4th Mediterranean Conference in Rome, Italy. Ms. Bergeson began her presentation with a discussion of the similarities between U.S. and European Union (EU) oversight systems. Both systems address comprehensively potential risks posed...
June 2, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson Presents “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” at the 2016 International Nanotoxicology Congress

On June 2, 2016, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “The Nanotechnology Legal and Regulatory Landscape” at the 2016 International Nanotoxicology Congress in Boston. Ms. Bergeson stated that there are many ongoing global initiatives involving diverse governance aspects of nanoscale materials and many countries continue to make progress in defining nanoscale materials, addressing related definitional challenges, developing suitable...
June 1, 2016

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted In Inside EPA Article “TSCA Reform Bill Might Set New Limits On EPA’s Regulation of ‘Articles’”

On June 1, 2016, Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®) Managing Partner, was quoted in an Inside EPA article regarding possible Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform impacts on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate chemicals in finished products. EPA has not yet provided a cohesive regulatory policy on articles, so having a statutory requirement could ease some of those concerns, said Lynn Bergeson, managing partner...
May 31, 2016

Chemical Watch Includes Comments On Nanomaterials Regulation By Lynn L. Bergeson

On May 31, 2016, the Chemical Watch article “Advancing Nanotechnology Creates Product Stewardship Challenges,” quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®). Lynn Bergeson, managing partner at Bergeson & Campbell, who also spoke at the product stewardship conference, told the audience that it is unlikely the final rule will happen in October. She also spoke of current “cutting-edge concerns” for the nanomaterial industry,...