Mr. Walker’s environmental practice focuses on a wide range of matters, including compliance with U.S. requirements governing the safe management and disposal of chemical and hazardous substances under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and state analogues. Mr. Walker regularly advises industry and trade association clients on regulations of hazardous air pollutants under the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) and state and local air pollution statutes, as well as emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in adhesives, paints, and other industrial and consumer products.
Mr. Walker also regularly advises clients on product safety issues. This includes assessing compliance with the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA), other Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requirements, and state consumer product requirements.
Additionally, Mr. Walker counsels a broad range of industries on compliance with the U.S. Energy Policy and Conservation Act and California’s energy efficiency regulations. Representative clients include manufacturers and distributors of: consumer appliances; commercial refrigeration equipment; heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment; and computers and consumer electronic devices.
In addition to compliance advice, Mr. Walker regularly represents clients in actions brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and other Federal and state agencies.
•Oct 31, 2018 Manesh Rath, JC Walker and Greg Clark Will Attend the 2018 Vinyl 360 Annual Conference
•Jul 20, 2018 Azim Chowdhury, Eric Gotting, Manesh Rath and JC Walker Present at the FDA Compliance Comprehensive Business Practice Seminar
•Nov 08, 2017 Peter de la Cruz, Manesh Rath, JC Walker and Greg Clark Attend Vinyl360: Vinyl Industry Annual Conference
•Oct 06, 2017 Keller and Heckman Hosts Connected Product Roundtable in Brussels
•Apr 27, 2016 Partner JC Walker and Scientist Dr. Matt Harney to Present Demystifying Labelling and LCA
•Feb 07, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
•Apr 16, 2013 JC Walker Will Participate on an Upcoming Environmental Law Institute Webinar
•Oct 26, 2017 The Connected Product Roundtable: Managing the Evolution of Connected Products
•May 02, 2017 The Connected Product Intensive: A Framework for Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management Roundtable
•Sep 24, 2018 CPSC to Vote on New Operating Plan on October 10, 2018
•Sep 19, 2018 FTC Continues Crackdown on Made in America Claims
•Feb 23, 2018 Keller and Heckman LLP Launches Audit and Inspection Program for Vapor and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Establishments
•Feb 12, 2018 DOE Extends Comment Period for RFI on the Process for Developing Energy Conservation Standards
•Jan 16, 2018 Hazardous Waste Management Pitfalls for Vapor and E-Liquid Product Manufacturers and Retailers
•Dec 29, 2017 EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Mercury Reporting Rule to January 11, 2018
•Dec 19, 2017 DOE Issues Enforcement Statement on Air Compressor Test Procedures
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