August 30, 2023

Biocides USA 2023, February 28, 2023, via webinar

Chemical Watch’s sixth annual Biocides USA conference covers recent developments for antimicrobials in the US, featuring the Office of Pesticide Programs’ priorities and challenges, updates on federal registration processes, look at state level developments for PFAS regulations and an update on changes to the regulatory framework for biocides in Canada. Meibao Zhuang, Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Regulatory Consultant, The Acta Group (Acta®) and Dennis R. Deziel, Senior...
August 30, 2023

Environmental Law 2023, February 16-17, 2023, via webinar

American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) present Environmental Law 2023, covering the latest developments in natural resources (air, water, species), climate, chemical, energy, and environmental justice; and what’s happened with Congress after the mid-term elections, the Supreme Court, the Biden-Harris administration, as well as what the future holds. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), and Alexandra...
August 30, 2023

What to Expect in Chemicals Policy and Regulation and on Capitol Hill in 2023, January 31, 2023, 11:00 a.m. EST, via webinar

Register now to join James V. Aidala, Vice President, Policy and Government Affairs, The Acta Group (Acta®); Richard E. Engler, Director of Chemistry, Acta; Dennis R. Deziel, Senior Government Affairs Advisor, Acta; and Lynn L. Bergeson, President, Acta for “What to Expect in Chemicals Policy and Regulation and on Capitol Hill in 2023.”...
August 30, 2023

Analyzing the EPA’s Proposal to List PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances, January 30, 2023, via webinar

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) presents “Analyzing the EPA’s Proposal to List PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances.” Last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule designating perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This webinar will discuss what this designation will mean for products regulation...
August 30, 2023

Two Years Later: How Has the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Changed REACH and CLP Regulations?, January 17, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (EST), via webinar

This webinar will explore exactly how the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability is fundamentally reshaping the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and the Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP) regulations in ways that are resetting the global stage in terms of identifying new hazard classes and New Approach Methodologies (NAM) for identifying them. Watch now....
August 30, 2023

Articles Under TSCA, December 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. EST, via webinar

When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focused its attention on chemical substances and chemical mixtures, while largely exempting the regulation of chemicals in “articles,” generally meaning finished products or manufactured goods. EPA’s more recent announcement of its intent to regulate chemicals in articles to a much greater extent has caught many in the regulated industries off guard and reflects a significant...
August 30, 2023

Chemicals Management for Electronics, December 13-14, 2022, via webinar

Chemicals Management for Electronics, presented by Chemical Watch, is a two-day virtual conference offering the latest information and advice on chemicals management and restrictions in electronics.  Day one will focuse on regulatory updates and the latest on substances, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) while day two will cover e-waste and eco-design, followed by a look at the circular economy and batteries. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), will...
August 30, 2023

Product Sustainability Summit USA 2022, November 15-16, 2022, Arlington, VA and via webinar

Chemical Watch presents “Product Sustainability Summit USA 2022,” with expert speakers exploring how business can benefit from a sustainable product strategy. The building blocks for a sustainable product strategy start with responsible sourcing and supply chain transparency. This then leads on to circular economies , including compliance with laws in chemicals in products that are being made circular. Lynn L. Bergeson, President, The Acta Group (Acta®), and Richard E. Engler,...
August 30, 2023

International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, October 30 – November 4, 2022, Miami, FL

The International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference is open to both members and non-members of the IBA, with lawyers from over 130 jurisdictions and all parts of the legal profession attending, including lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, human rights advocates, judges, bar leaders, regulators and government representatives. The IBA’s Agricultural Law Section, co-chaired by Lynn L. Bergeson, will present the Sustainability Focus session “Sustainable Investment In...