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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 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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....

 

HTMLEPA Reorganizes OPPT
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) recently noted that it successfully completed the Agency's reorganization process and that the effective date will be sometime after June 9, 2014.

 

HTMLEPA Publishes ANPR on Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Substances and Mixtures
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the May 19, 2014, Federal Register an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) to seek comment on the information that should be reported or disclosed for hydraulic fracturing chemical substances and mixtures and the mechanism for...

 

HTMLHouse Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Nanotechnology: From Laboratories to Commercial Products
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 23, 2014
The House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology held a hearing on May 20, 2014, on "Nanotechnology: From Laboratories to Commercial Products." The purpose of the hearing was to examine the current state of nanotechnology research and development (R&D), as...

 

HTMLShimkus Releases Discussion Draft of TSCA Reform Legislation
Bergeson Campbell P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 11, 2014
On February 27, 2014, Representative John Shimkus (R-IL), Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, released a much anticipated discussion draft that would update the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

 


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