January 26, 2016

Susan M. Kirsch Joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group as Government Affairs Advisor

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Susan M. Kirsch has joined our teams as Government Affairs Advisor. Ms. Kirsch brings substantial regulatory and technical policy expertise at the local, state, and federal levels, with experience at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resource Division, and most recently the Association of Clean Water...
December 14, 2015

Chemical Watch Includes Extensive Comments By Lynn L. Bergeson On Impacts Of TSCA Reform

The December 14, 2015, Chemical Watch article “TSCA Bill Could Have ‘Huge’ Impact On Downstream Users,” included quotes from Lynn L. Bergeson on possible results of TSCA Reform. Changes to the chemical inventory as proposed in the US Senate Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform would have a “huge” impact on downstream users, according to Lynn Bergeson, owner of Bergeson & Campbell, PC.  Bill S697 proposes to reset the TSCA Inventory of Chemical...
December 11, 2015

Chemical Watch Quotes Lynn L. Bergeson On Possible Future Of TSCA Reform

On December 11, 2015, Chemical Watch, quoted Lynn Bergeson in the article “Senate TSCA Bill More Aligned With EPA Principles, Says Denison.” Lynn Bergeson, managing partner of Bergeson & Campbell, said it is possible that the Senate will approve S-697 before Congress adjourns in mid-December. “Until it emerges from the Senate we can’t have any further action on the bill,” she added....
December 9, 2015

Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Focuses On Impact Of New Chemical Issues At Law Firms

The December 9, 2015, Daily Environment Report article “Evolving Chemical Issues Drive Change at Law Firms” included an interview with Lynn Bergeson and Heidi Lewis on how Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., has changed in the 10 years since REACH became law.  REACH became law in 2006 in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Since then, Bergeson & Campbell PC has seen “tremendous growth” said Heidi Brown Lewis, director of marketing for the firm....
December 1, 2015

Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Quotes Lynn Bergeson On Proposed Swedish Nanomaterials Reporting Rule

The December 1, 2015, Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report article “Swedish Agency Proposes Nanomaterials Reporting” included quotes from Lynn L. Bergeson. The proposal is not unexpected, said Lynn Bergeson, managing partner of the law firm Bergeson & Campbell P.C., which has tracked policies for nanomaterials for more than a decade. Sweden’s National Action Plan, issued Oct. 8, 2013, recommended the creation of an inventory of products on the market that contain...
December 1, 2015

Request Recording and Materials from Panel Discussion with EPA Alumni:

“TSCA Reform: What’s Happening Now, and What’s Next?” Request Recording and slides from “TSCA Reform Panel Summit: What’s Happening Now, and What’s Next?”  Program informational flyer George Washington University (GWU) Milken Institute School of Public Health, GWU Law School, Environmental Law Institute, Arnold & Porter LLP, and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Present:  TSCA Reform Panel Summit: What’s Happening Now, and What’s Next?...
November 30, 2015

Federal Biotech Regulations Confusing; Diverse Parties Agree on Little Else

A November 30, 2015 story in Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report on the federal approach to regulating bioengineered products and comments submitted by nearly a thousand organizations and individuals on the Coordinated Framework for the Regulation of Biotechnology, featured commentary from B&C: Bergeson & Campbell PC, a law firm that represents companies working with emerging technologies, supported the efforts to update the framework but described structural...
November 30, 2015

Lynn L. Bergeson Speaks on Disclosure Tools for Product Stewards at Stewardship 2015

B&C Managing Partner and Product Stewardship Society Board Member Lynn L. Bergeson’s presentation “Legal and Stewardship Issues Associated with EPDs and HPDs” was featured in the society’s Full Circle Blog:  “Regardless of what the law requires, disclosure is fast becoming a commercial imperative, especially for companies wanting to establish themselves as ‘green,’ said Lynn Bergeson, managing partner, Bergeson & Campbell, PC, during a...
November 25, 2015

Diverse Parties Say Federal Biotech Rules Confusing

The November 25, 2015, Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report quoted Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., in the article “Diverse Parties Say Federal Biotech Rules Confusing.” Bergeson & Campbell PC, a law firm that represents companies working with emerging technologies, supported the efforts to update the framework but described structural problems that may thwart the White House’s intentions. The regulatory infrastructure is ill-suited to address synthetic biology—a new...
November 24, 2015

Inside EPA Article Quotes Jim Aidala On TSCA Reform Vote

On November 24, 2015, Inside EPA published the article “TSCA Bill Faces Implementation Hurdles Despite Potential For Senate Vote.”  Jim V. Aidala was quoted discussing a possible implementation timeline if the TSCA Reform bill was passed. Former EPA toxics official Jim Aidala, now with the law firm Bergeson & Campbell, at the ELI event identified some of the time frames on rulemakings, new definitions, and administrative fees as potential “early implementation...