Author: B&C Consortia Management

March 8, 2016

B&C Consortia Management Spring 2016 Regulatory, Testing,  and Policy Outlook for Chemical Consortia

The Business Wisdom of Consortia Advocacy Engaging in advocacy opportunities with your company’s competitor may seem counterintuitive in ultra-competitive times, but doing so as part of a consortium, in which your company benefits as well, makes sense. Working within a group to attain a shared goal offers benefits beyond cost savings. For example, the federal and international agencies prefer to work with coalitions to save time and leverage their resources; there is truth to the...
March 27, 2015

Interest in West Coast Sustainable Futures Training

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and its affiliate organizations are investigating the possibility of hosting a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Sustainable Futures workshop on the West Coast in late 2015. As you may know, Sustainable Futures training focuses on a variety of tools, methods, and models that can be used to assess the hazard and potential exposure of chemicals. The intensive, hands-on training provided at Sustainable Futures workshops allows...
January 21, 2014

EDSP Testing Consortia Forming Now to Meet EPA’s Deadline

B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) is assisting companies with forming testing consortia to fulfill regulatory requirements under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). On June 14, 2013, EPA issued the final second list of chemicals and substances for Tier 1 screening under the EDSP. Our memorandum regarding this development is provided below. EPA has indicated that it will issue test orders for the Group 2 chemicals...
October 11, 2013

Kathleen M. Roberts Advocates for NMP Producers Group Before EPA Panel

Kathleen M. Roberts Advocates for NMP Producers Group Before EPA Panel Inside E.P.A. Weekly Report, October 11, 2013, featured comments made by Kathleen M. Roberts, Vice President of B&C affiliate Bergeson & Campbell Consortia Management, in “Industry Questions EPA Planning Of New TSCA Risk Assessment Program:”“During the Sept. 26 meeting, the first of three peer review meetings, officials with the NMP Producers Group, an affiliate of the law firm Bergeson & Campbell, told...
December 4, 2012

New Consortium Formed to Advance Biobased Products Policy and Regulatory Goals

Washington, D.C., December 4, 2012 — B&C Consortia Management, L.L.C., an affiliate of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. and The Acta Group, is pleased to announce the formation of the Biobased Products Advocacy Consortium (B2PAC), an organization that brings together leading innovators in the biobased chemical, biofuel, and renewable energy fields to pursue regulatory and policy advancement. Companies working to produce biobased chemical feedstocks and products have heretofore been...