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Outstanding TSCA Events This June: Conferences, In-Depth Training, and "TSCA Reform: Five Years Later" Symposium

Lawyers, regulatory experts, and product stewardship professionals engaged in Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) compliance have an unusually rich array of conferences and trainings to attend next month.  Professionals of all levels and tenures can find programs to meet their requirements, from one-day key developments updates, to multi-day fundamentals training, to “TSCA Reform: Five Years Later,” the fifth anniversary of this celebrated symposium, presented by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®).
 
We hope you will join B&C professionals, industry colleagues, and regulatory agency speakers for one or more of these events.
 
Symposium
 
TSCA Reform: Five Years Later, June 30, 2021, via webinar
 
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) present the fifth annual conference, providing updates and insights regarding the current state of TSCA implementation, ongoing and emerging issues, and related developments. Topics will include how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing Section 6 risk evaluation provisions, changes in TSCA Section 5’s new chemical review, existing chemical risk management provisions, a TSCA litigation update, and TSCA’s role in achieving environmental justice, among other topics.
 
As with our previous TSCA anniversary events, a stellar faculty of speakers from government, non-governmental organizations, industry, and academia will convene to inform, analyze, discuss, and debate the most pressing issues related to TSCA with regulatory practitioners and other stakeholder attendees.
 
Detailed program and registration information to come.
 
Updates and Developments Seminars
 
Chemical Watch -- TSCA Developments 2021, June 9, 2021, via webinar
 
TSCA Developments 2021 will provide a view of what is on the horizon for TSCA, including the latest developments since the law was amended in 2016.  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, will present “TSCA Jurisdiction: It’s Not Just over Chemicals,” exploring how increasingly TSCA applies in significant ways to articles and failure to acknowledge this fact is causing significant supply chain disruption.
 
Register online at https://events.chemicalwatch.com/231783/tsca-developments-2021.
 
Supply Chain Insight 2021, June 17, 2021, via webinar
 
Supply Chain Insight focuses specifically on helping companies mitigate their supply chain risks and drive sustainable revenue growth across their enterprises. Lynn L. Bergeson will present on TSCA Section 6(h) developments and what may lie ahead on June 17.
 
Register online at https://www.assentcompliance.com/events/insight/.
 
Chemical Watch -- PFAS Updates 2021, June 23, 2021, via webinar
 
PFAS Updates 2021 will cover the increase in global regulatory action on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), particularly in the European Union (EU) and North America.  Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, will present “Chemical Identity and the EPA Process for Approving new PFAS Chemicals.”
 
Register online at https://events.chemicalwatch.com/231740/pfas-updates-2021.
 
American Chemical Society -- 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, June 14-18, 2021, via webinar
 
The 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference: Sustainable Production to Advance the Circular Economy (GC&E), spans the breadth and depth of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering. Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. will present “Getting to market: Planning for regulatory approval” during the Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Manufacturing for More Sustainable Household and Personal Care Products session.
 
Register online at https://www.gcande.org/register/.
 
In-Depth Training
 
TSCA Fundamentals, a four part training series from Chemical Watch -- June 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2021, via webinar
 
TSCA Fundamentals provides in-depth training on TSCA basics, including definitions, compliance obligations, and strategies for successful new chemical submissions.  Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. and Kathleen M. Roberts, Senior Regulatory Consultant, B&C, will discuss the latest TSCA regulatory and policy developments, their impact, and how to anticipate their requirements and remain commercially competitive.
 
Register online at https://events.chemicalwatch.com/231489/tsca-fundamentals.
 
Events by Date
 
TSCA Fundamentals, June 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2021
 
Chemical Watch -- TSCA Developments 2021, June 9, 2021
 
25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), June 14-18, 2021
 
Supply Chain Insight 2021, June 17, 2021
 
Chemical Watch -- PFAS Updates 2021, June 23, 2021
 
TSCA Reform: Five Years Later, June 30, 2021

 
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