FORMER EPA OFFICIAL CHARLES M. AUER TO AFFILIATE WITH BERGESON & CAMPBELL, P.C., THE ACTA GROUP, L.L.C., AND THE ACTA GROUP EU, LTD
Mr. Auer Brings Experience and Depth to Chemical and Related Environmental Regulatory and Policy Issues
Charles M. Auer, former Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances (OPPTS), and currently President of Charles Auer & Associates, LLC, has affiliated with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and its consulting affiliates, The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta) and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU). Charlie Auer has a distinguished record of public service, and is well known domestically and internationally in the chemical regulatory community. Auer was Director of OPPT from September 2002 to January 2009, where he was responsible for the management and direction of the nation’s chemical and pollution prevention programs. Prior to heading OPPT, Auer was Director of the Chemical Control Division from 1992 until September 2002. Prior to that time, Auer held numerous leadership positions in what was then called the Office of Toxic Substances. Auer has an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and studied toxicology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Auer offers an unparalleled breadth of experience to clients on U.S. and worldwide chemical regulatory and policy issues, both well established and emerging. Auer will assist clients in designing effective, workable solutions to difficult domestic, international, and intergovernmental chemical issues. He will focus on assisting clients in creating, developing, and successfully applying targeted, efficient solutions to complex chemical regulatory issues. His experience, particularly in applying green chemistry/safer substitute strategies, can also assist clients in efforts to develop and commercialize sustainable products and technologies, and to implement responsive and effective corporate stewardship programs.