June 19, 2008
Summer School 2008: Chemical Regulation
DC Bar Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section
Ira Dassa (Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.) guided the audience through the thicket of federal statutes, regulatory programs, and agencies that manage the manufacture, processing, and use of chemical substances.
Mr. Dassa is an associate with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. working extensively on chemical regulatory law and policy. He has worked as a Legal and Policy Advisor at the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Ministry of Environment, where he provided advice on legislative matters, environmental impact assessment, and the long-term design of a pollution control and prevention regulatory framework. Prior to his time in Cambodia, Mr. Dassa practiced environmental law at Perkins Coie, where he assisted corporations and trade associations on a wide range of environmental matters, including issues under the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, and other chemical control statutes.