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February 4, 2011

James V. Aidala and Charles M. Auer Will Speak at the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Forthcoming Event, TSCA: From Inception to Reform

The ACTA Group

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM), The Acta Group, L.L.C. (Acta), and The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU) are pleased to announce that James V. Aidala and Charles M. Auer have been selected to participate in a panel discussion entitled TSCA: From Inception to Reform sponsored by the Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Center for Contemporary History and Policy. As part of its oral history project, the program will focus on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and its implementation, and feature individuals who were involved in developing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) toxic substances program since its inception in 1976. This program offers an opportunity to hear first hand accounts by those who built and implemented TSCA, and gain their perspective on the law, what it has done, and whether or not it can continue to work in the 21st century.

Panelists include:

  • James V. Aidala, former Assistant Administrator, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, EPA (1993-2000);
  • Charles M. Auer, former Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA (2002-2009); 
  • Charles L. Elkins, former Director, Office of Toxic Substances, EPA (1987-1990);
  • Mark A. Greenwood, former Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA (1990-1994); and
  • Glenn E. Schweitzer, former Director, Office of Toxic Substances, EPA (1973-1977).

The event will be held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., on March 3, 2011, and will run from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with a following reception from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please visit online.