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HTMLEPA Releases Final Risk Assessments for Three TSCA Work Plan Chemicals
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 28, 2014, final risk assessments for three Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan chemicals -- methylene chloride or dichloromethane (DCM), antimony trioxide (ATO), and...

 

HTMLCanada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014
On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I (Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets...

 

HTMLDTSC Releases Draft Initial Priority Product Work Plan
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014
On September 12, 2014, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its much anticipated draft Initial Priority Product Work Plan under the Safer Consumer Products Regulations. The Regulations require that DTSC, by October 2014, develop an Initial Priority Product Work Plan...

 

HTMLSpray Drift and Volatilization: Issues to Navigate Carefully as EPA Develops Registration Review Decisions
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 19, 2014
Spray drift and volatilization issues increasingly are significant issues in pesticide product risk assessments. Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued drafts of key guidance documents, which focused on issues that were key in the chlorpyrifos petition response,...

 

HTMLNRDC Petitions EPA to Commence Special Review for Neonicotinoid Pesticides
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2014
On July 7, 2014, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a petition requesting that EPA commence a Special Review for the neonicotinoid pesticides, including six specific active ingredients (dinotefuran, acetamiprid, clothianidin,...

 

HTMLPresidential Memorandum Creates Federal Strategy to Promote Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 14, 2014
On June 20, 2014, President Obama issued a Presidential memorandum entitled "Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators." The memorandum creates a Pollinator Health Task Force, which will be co-chaired by the U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA)...

 

HTMLEPA Announces Safer Alternatives for Toxic Flame Retardants
Lynn L. Bergeson; Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on June 12, 2014, safer alternatives to flame retardants currently used in consumer and commercial products, including building insulation and products with flexible polyurethane foam. According to EPA, flame retardant chemicals such as...

 

HTMLEPA Extols Pesticide Civil Penalty, But the Decision Could Be Problematic for Registrants and EPA
Timothy D. Backstrom, Lynn L. Bergeson; Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014
On June 6, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Liphatech, Inc. (Liphatech), a pesticide manufacturer based in Milwaukee, WI, paid a $738,000 civil penalty for Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) violations. The vast majority of the penalty was...

 

HTMLChemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
Lynn L. Bergeson; Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014
In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued Executive Order (EO) 13650 -- Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security....

 

HTMLDemocratic Minority Circulates Redline of April 22, 2014, CICA Discussion Draft
Lynn L. Bergeson; Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 10, 2014, previously published on June 4, 2014
The Democratic Minority has circulated a redline version of the April 22, 2014, discussion draft of the Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA2). A copy of the redline version of CICA2 is available online. The redline version is an interesting mix of substantial rewrites, deletions, and additions. The...

 


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