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May 6, 2020

“TSCA Reform—Four Years Later” Leads an Exciting Slate of Upcoming TSCA Events

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

“TSCA Reform — Four Years Later” Leads an Exciting Slate of Upcoming TSCA Seminars, Workshops, and Trainings

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to share information regarding a full slate of upcoming opportunities for chemical industry stakeholders to stay abreast of key developments, adjusted due dates, and future plans regarding the implementation of the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). 
These events are virtual, vital, affordable, and presented in a variety of lengths and formats to fit the schedules of our valued clients as they experience disrupted workplaces and diminished travel schedules. We hope you will join B&C professionals, industry colleagues, and regulatory agency speakers for one or more of these events.
TSCA Reform — Four Years Later
A virtual day-long symposium presented by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Free and Open to the Public
Register Online
B&C, ELI, and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health are pleased to present “TSCA Reform — Four Years Later.”  This complimentary virtual conference marks the fourth Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Annual Conference, reflecting on the accomplishments and challenges since the implementation of the 2016 Lautenberg Amendments and where TSCA stands today. 
Speakers include:
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C
Yvette T. Collazo, Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Executive Director and CEO, American Chemical Society (ACS)
Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), EPA
Richard A. Denison, Ph.D., Lead Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Scott Fulton, President, ELI
Eve C. Gartner, Managing Attorney, Toxic Exposure & Health Program, Earthjustice
Lynn R. Goldman, Michael and Lori Milken Dean and Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Hon. Tom Udall, U.S. Senator, New Mexico (invited)
Panelists will dive into a host of topics, including the current impacts of TSCA on science policies, challenges faced by industry, and regulatory policies, especially those concerning ensuring compliance and enforcement. Mark your calendar to join ELI,B&C, the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, leading experts, and distinguished keynote speakers in a day-long exploration of the issues and regulations surrounding TSCA.


TSCA New Chemicals Webinar
Part of the 2020 GlobalChem Webinar Series
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (EDT)
$399 for ten webinar series
Register Online
Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, will present during the “TSCA New Chemicals” webinar.  Other presenters include Lynn Dekleva, Ph.D., Associate Deputy Assistant Administrator for New Chemicals, EPA OCSPP, Tala Henry, Ph.D., Deputy Director, EPA OPPT; Mike Walls, Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council; and Ritesh Tiwari, Chemical Engineer, EPA.  The webinar will address key changes in the Section 5 program and challenges faced by EPA and submitters, including information requirements, assessment of risks, and practical tips.  Register for the ten-part GlobalChem webinar series online
TSCA Fundamentals Webinar
Presented by B&C and Chemical Watch
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Time TBA
Registration Available Soon
This webinar, led by Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, will provide a general overview of TSCA — the boundaries of TSCA authority, how TSCA defines a chemical substance, and how TSCA relates to the other major product statutes.  Dr. Engler will present a brief overview of key TSCA sections:

  • Section 4 — Testing
  • Section 5 — New Chemicals
  • Section 6 — Existing Chemicals
  • Section 8 — Inventory, Information Collection, and Reporting
  • Sections 12/13 — Imports/Exports
  • Section 14 — Confidential Business Information (CBI)

The webinar will be useful for anyone who is engaged in commercial activities, any component of which is regulated by TSCA — chemical manufacturers, processors, distributors, importers, and end users of chemical substances.
TSCA Developments 2020
A one-day virtual conference from Chemical Watch
Thursday, July 16, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
$595, discounted registration for Chemical Watch subscribers
Register Online
This one-day virtual conference from Chemical Watch takes a deep dive into TSCA, with the latest developments since the law was amended in 2016. Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, B&C, and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D., Director of Chemistry, B&C, will be joined by EPA, industry, and non-governmental organization (NGO) representatives to discuss topics including:  TSCA fees, reporting, Significant New Use Rules (SNUR), risk evaluation and the management of existing chemicals, CBI substantiation, and litigation.
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In-Depth TSCA Live Training Series
Presented by Chemical Watch
October 2020
Eight hours of in-depth TSCA training presented via live webinar by the highly-experienced professionals of B&C’s TSCA practice group.  More details will be announced in the coming weeks.
On-Demand Virtual Training
Available 24/7/365
$100 – $200 per class, $1,400 for full 12-course program
Enroll Online

B&C’s TSCA Tutor™ online e-training platform offers expert, efficient, essential TSCA training.  Professionals seeking TSCA training can preview and enroll in on-demand classes to complete at their own pace and timing.  
TSCA Tutor™ online training courses include:

  • Video lessons.
  • Detailed handout materials, including copies of all presentations and relevant course materials from EPA and other sources.
  • Customizable, yet detailed and ready-to-use Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the regulatory topic covered in the session.

Interested professionals should visit to view sample course segments and purchase modules. Volume discounts are available for companies wishing to purchase courses for multiple employees.