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Wiley Rein Launches Environmental Law Blog Offering Timely Analysis on Key Regulatory, Policy, and Litigation Issues

October 8, 2019

Washington, DC—Wiley Rein’s leading Environment & Product Regulation Practice is pleased to announce the launch of the Wiley Environmental Law Line (The WELL) blog, highlighting insights from the Team’s highly respected attorneys on the latest environmental regulatory, policy, and litigation issues.

The WELL blog will inform, educate, and entertain with practical analysis on a range of topics. Visitors can “go to” The WELL for frequent postings on chemical and product regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), other federal/state product safety and ingredient disclosure rules, energy, air and climate developments, pesticides and endangered species, and agricultural and industrial biotech. Among the WELL’s leading authors from the Group’s bench of prominent professionals are:

  • Erik C. Baptist, partner, is the former Deputy Assistant Administrator for Law and Policy in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention and the former Senior Deputy General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Tracy Heinzman, Practice chair, is nationally recognized for her deep experience in legal and policy matters involving the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). For more than 20 years, she has been representing businesses that manufacture and market chemicals, pesticides, biocides, and other highly regulated products.
  • Martha E. Marrapese, partner, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top “Energy & Environmental Trailblazers” by The National Law Journal (2018) and is a recognized authority on chemical regulation and premanufacture approvals under the evolving TSCA law.
  • Roger H. Miksad, partner, brings depth and recall experience in product safety to the WELL blog. He specializes in counseling manufacturers and online selling platforms on rules that apply to consumer products, home appliances and electronics, children’s toys, and products subject to special environmental and safety controls such as batteries.

Wiley Rein’s Environment & Product Regulation Practice brings extensive and diverse experience in rules and litigation arising under the Clean Air Act (CAA), TSCA, FIFRA, and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Our attorneys bring decades of experience representing a wide range of businesses and service in the highest levels of government. The internationally recognized Group represents clients in policy, regulatory, and litigation matters before Congress, the courts, and government agencies at the federal, state, and municipal levels.

The latest blog posts from The WELL can be found here. Visitors are also invited to sign up to receive email updates.

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Patricia O'Connell
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