February 18, 2010

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is a Proud Sponsor of the 2010 Global Chemical Regulations Conference

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates’ (SOCMA) Global Chemical Regulations Conference and Exhibition being held in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 29-31, 2010. For more than 20 years, the Global Chemical Regulations Conference has provided a unique educational opportunity for chemical industry professionals. Participation in this conference provides attendees with...
February 16, 2010

Christopher R. Bryant Joins Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Law Firm and The ACTA Group, L.L.C. and The ACTA Group EU, LTD Consulting Practices

Safety Compliance Issues and Related Legislative, Regulatory, and Policy Issues Christopher R. Bryant, previously with the American Chemistry Council, has joined Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and its consulting affiliates, The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta) and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU). Mr. Bryant has over 20 years of experience in environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance and legislative, regulatory, and policy issues. Mr. Bryant was the Managing Director of the Chemical Products...
February 9, 2010

Advisory Panel’s Advice on Nanosilver Raises Concerns Over Possible EPA Response

In the February 9, 2010, issue of BNA Daily Environment Report, Lynn L. Bergeson states that the recommendations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) create regulatory uncertainty, which will discourage companies hoping to enter the antimicrobial market for products containing nanosilver and other nanoscale metals. According to Bergeson, while SAP’s recommendations urge EPA to obtain additional information on nanosilver before...
February 3, 2010

Ruth Downes, Kevin Goulden, and Tabitha Harrison Join Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s Affiliate, The ACTA Group EU, Ltd

Each Brings Extensive Experience in International Chemical Regulatory Issues The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) is pleased to announce the addition of Ruth Downes, Kevin Goulden, and Tabitha Harrison to its European Union consulting practice. Their combined extensive knowledge of international chemical and health and safety regulatory programs will supplement the skill sets of other Acta EU professionals. Ms. Downes specializes in Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and...
January 22, 2010

TSCA Reform Debate, Increased EPA Scrutiny Of Chemicals Predicted Throughout 2010

The January 22, 2010, issue of BNA Daily Environment Report quotes Lynn L. Bergeson regarding the promulgation of a general significant new use rule for nanoscale chemical substances. According to Bergeson, it “has appeal as it would obviate the need for a TSCA Section 8(a) rule and avoid the small business exemption.” Bergeson also commented on nanomaterial developments expected in 2010....
January 8, 2010

Comment Period on Proposed Nanotube Rule Extended Following European Trade Request

The January 8, 2010, issue of BNA Daily Environment Report quotes Charles Auer regarding the request from the European Economic Community’s World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade Inquiry Point to extend the comment period on a proposed significant new use rule for two carbon nanotubes....
January 5, 2010

US EPA Hits Phthalates in First Set of Chemical Action Plans

In the January 5, 2010, issue of Chemical Watch, Lynn L. Bergeson describes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s chemical action plans as “breathtaking in scope.” According to Bergeson, the fact that the Office of Management and Budget reviewed the action plans “portends potentially great and largely unfettered EPA activity in the months to come.”...