May 26, 2016

The New TSCA Webinar 1 – Overview and Summary of Major Changes: What to Expect and When to Expect It

Date: June 13, 2016, 11:00 a.m. (EDT), 8:00 a.m. (PDT)Price: Complimentary – click here to register Topics covered: Speakers: Chemical Watch Offers Complimentary Webinar Series on “The New TSCA”Moderated by Lynn L. Bergeson Register Online The passage on May 24, 2016, of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, widely expected to pass the U.S. Senate and be signed into law by President Obama within a...
May 26, 2016

TIME Magazine Quotes Lynn L. Bergeson In “Will Congress’s Chemical Safety Reform Protect Us? It Depends”

On May 26, 2016, TIME Magazine published an article, “Will Congress’s Chemical Safety Reform Protect Us? It Depends,” reporting on the bipartisan passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, quoting Managing Partner of Bergeson & Campbell P.C. (B&C®), Lynn L. Bergeson. In the past, states have stepped in to regulate chemicals in the absence of leadership by the federal government. Lynn Bergeson, managing partner at the...
May 23, 2016

James V. Aidala Quoted In Washington Examiner Article “White House Backs Congress’ Chemical Safety Overhaul”

On May 23, 2016, Senior Government Affairs Consultant for Bergeson and Campbell P.C. (B&C®), James V. Aidala, was quoted in the Washington Examiner article “White House Backs Congress’ Chemical Safety Overhaul.” Jim Aidala, a former EPA official who is now with consultants Bergeson & Campbell PC, said the legislation helps define which toxic chemicals the EPA can regulate. He expects the House to take up its version of the bill this week. He doesn’t expect the...
May 19, 2016

B&C Professionals Help Tell the Story of EPA’s “Half Century of Progress”

Many Americans today, including many legislators at the federal and state levels, were not yet born when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was created by President Nixon in 1970, or they were too young to appreciate how air and water quality were deteriorating until governments, private companies, and individual citizens stepped up to take action. The EPA Alumni Association, recognizing the importance of current and future generations understanding the history and lessons...
May 16, 2016

2016 Chemical Data Reporting Webinar Recording Available; Analysis of CDR Enforcement Actions Released

To prepare companies for the reporting period for the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule, June 1 – September 30, 2016, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) presented a webinar, “2016 Chemical Data Reporting: Don’t Despair; Get Prepared!,” on May 3, 2016.  A recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and a document containing detailed answers to the many questions submitted by webinar participants will be made available to B&C clients and...
May 3, 2016

Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Quotes B&C’s Richard Engler, Ph.D. On CDR Rule

The May 3, 2016, article “Make Chemical Reports to EPA Consistent: Former Official,” by Pat Rizzuto and published by the Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report, included comments made by B&C Senior Scientist Richard Engler, Ph.D. during B&C’s recent CDR webinar. […]Under its Next Generation Compliance initiative, the EPA will compare the data it receives from the Chemical Data Reporting, or CDR, rule to information obtained through other regulations, Richard Engler, a...
May 2, 2016

Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Quotes Lynn L. Bergeson and Charles Auer In “EPA Expands Regions’ Chemical Management Role”

On May 2, 2016, Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report published “EPA Expands Regions’ Chemical Management Role,” featuring comments from B&C Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson and B&C affiliate Charles Auer. The article discussed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) April 29, 2016 action to manage certain chemicals and related issues more than they traditionally have done. […]“The new regional role is a significant change as the regions did not...
April 26, 2016

George W. Wilson, Jr. Scholarship Fund

As many of our clients and friends know, George W. Wilson, Jr. died last November. George served as Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) chief technology officer for many years. To those of us who knew and worked with George, we loved his passion for life, we relied upon his expertise in information technology, and we appreciated and benefitted from his vision for the seamless integration of business, information technology, and accounting. Many more who did...
April 25, 2016

Lisa R. Burchi Presents “Regulatory Updates and Enforcement Trends,” at the 2016 NADC Western Region Meeting

On April 22, 2016, Lisa R. Burchi, of Counsel with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., presented “Regulatory Updates and Enforcement Trends,” at the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) Western Region Meeting. Ms. Burchi’s presentation detailed how the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) sets priorities and enforcement strategies. OECA identifies compliance monitoring and assurance activities for Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) New and...
April 22, 2016

Jane Vergnes Chairs Microbeads Regulatory Session At GMA Science Forum

On April 20, 2016, Jane S. Vergnes, Ph.D., DABT, Senior Toxicologist of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., chaired the “Microbeads: Regulatory & Safety Issues” session and an at the Grocery Manufacturers Association Science Forum. Panelists Jack Lindard, Ph.D., Brooke Tvermoes, Ph.D., and Michael Gruber discussed new federal regulations banning the sale of certain personal care products containing the synthetic polymer particles referred to as microbeads. Dr. Vergnes also moderated an...