December 9, 2022

Todd J. Stedeford Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “TSCA Snur restricting carbon nanotubes poses ‘challenges’ for renewable battery sector”

On December 8, 2022, Chemical Watch quoted Todd J. Stedeford, Ph.D., DABT®, ERT, ATS, Of Counsel, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding a proposed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) significant new use rule (SNUR) restricting the use of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). Todd Stedeford, counsel with Bergeson & Campbell, said the challenges presented by the proposed Snur are “not necessarily” unique to renewable battery companies.  Each processor...
December 1, 2022

Dennis R. Deziel Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “US EPA trims annual pesticide registration maintenance fees”

On December 1, 2022, Chemical Watch quoted Dennis R. Deziel, Senior Government Affairs Advisor, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) reduction of its annual pesticide registration maintenance fee to $2,400 for fiscal year 2023, down from $2,660 in the previous year.  Dennis Deziel, senior government affairs advisor at law firm Bergeson and Campbell, told Chemical Watch that Congress is...
November 30, 2022

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “Industry backs small business panel recommendations for TSCA PFAS reporting rule”

On November 30, 2022, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding recent suggestions from small business advocates and industry stakeholders for lowering the burden of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) upcoming Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) PFAS reporting rule.  Bergeson & Campbell managing partner, Lynn Bergeson, told Chemical Watch the EPA’s request for input on the Irfa – due on 27...
November 17, 2022

Highlights From the Agricultural Law Section Presentations at the IBA Annual Conference

The International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference took place in Miami between October 30 and November 4, 2022. During the Annual Conference, the Agricultural Law Section (ALS) welcomed attendees to several events: an open committee meeting on October 31 and two sessions on current topics in agricultural law on October 31 and November 3.  During the open committee meeting, ALS Officers discussed matters of interest and future activities. The committee meeting was attended by several...
November 15, 2022

Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Quoted by Bloomberg Law in Article “Fees Companies Must Pay EPA to Oversee Their Chemicals Soar”

On November 15, 2022, Bloomberg Law quoted Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to significantly increase fees chemical manufacturers would have to pay it to evaluate chemical risks and expand fees paid by companies that mix, but don’t make chemicals. The “fees are surprisingly high” in keeping with the agency’s warning of...
November 9, 2022

Register Now for “Articles under TSCA” Webinar

This webinar has been rescheduled from December 7, 2022. The new and correct date and time is December 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST). Registration is open for the “Articles under TSCA” webinar on December 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (EST). When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused its attention on chemical substances and chemical mixtures, while largely exempting the...
November 3, 2022

Webinar Recording Available for “Food Safety Issues in the United States”

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) October 26, 2022, webinar “Food Safety Issues in the United States” is now available for on-demand viewing at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8196944274166221318. During this one-hour webinar, Thomas J. Dunn, Managing Director, Flexpacknology LLC; Karin F. Baron, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C; and Lynn L. Bergeson Managing Partner, B&C, review the seven major rules of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), discuss...
November 2, 2022

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “TSCA workplace exposure limits not in works for three substances”

On November 2, 2022, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) confirmation that it does not plan to develop Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ‘existing chemical exposure limits’ (ECEL) for three of the first ten chemicals evaluated under the amended law: the colourant PV29, the flame retardant HBCD and the solvent NMP.  It could mean the agency “is...
October 28, 2022

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted by Chemical Watch in Article “Scientific standards could take centre stage in future TSCA litigation”

On October 27, 2022, Chemical Watch quoted Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it would reissue risk determinations for seven of the first ten existing substances evaluated under TSCA using an updated approach. The EPA issued “a very consequential memorandum” in June 2021 when it said it would reissue risk determinations for seven of the first ten...
October 28, 2022

Lynn L. Bergeson Elected to ACOEL Board of Regents

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson has been elected to serve as a Regent of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) for the 2022-2023 term. Ms. Bergeson has been a member of ACOEL since 2011. ACOEL is a professional association of distinguished lawyers who practice in the field of environmental law. Membership is by invitation, and members are recognized by their peers as preeminent in their field. ACOEL...