Jean-Cyril Walker

Jun 19, 2020 DOE Proposes to Amend its Room Air Conditioner Test Procedures
Jun 03, 2020 DOE RFIs on Energy Efficiency Standards and Test Procedures Looking Closely at Connected Products and New Technologies
Feb 10, 2020 Deadline Approaching for 2018 CARB Survey
Nov 25, 2019 California Considering Further Restrictions on VOCs in Consumer Products
Aug 23, 2019 Canadian Government Considers Adoption of Consumer Product VOC Regulations
Apr 01, 2019 DOE Extends Comment Period on Proposed Amendments to Appliance Standards Rulemaking Process
Sep 24, 2018 CPSC to Vote on New Operating Plan on October 10, 2018
Sep 19, 2018 FTC Continues Crackdown on "Made in America" Claims
Feb 23, 2018 Keller and Heckman LLP Launches Audit and Inspection Program for Vapor and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Establishments
Feb 12, 2018 DOE Extends Comment Period for RFI on the Process for Developing Energy Conservation Standards
Jan 16, 2018 Hazardous Waste Management Pitfalls for Vapor and E-Liquid Product Manufacturers and Retailers
Dec 29, 2017 EPA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Mercury Reporting Rule to January 11, 2018
Dec 19, 2017 DOE Issues Enforcement Statement on Air Compressor Test Procedures
Aug 14, 2017 D.C. Court's Mexichem Decision May Alter SNAP Dramatically
Jul 20, 2017 FTC Sees Red Over Paint Companies' "Green" Claims
Nov 02, 2016 Recalls Expanding to China After Consumer and Media Complaints
Oct 06, 2016 Best Buy Agrees to Pay $3.8 Million for Selling Recalled Products
Jul 01, 2016 Reporting Period Begins for 2015 CARB Survey
Mar 26, 2016 CPSC Obtains Record $15.45 Million Settlement from Dehumidifier Manufacturer
Sep 29, 2015 In Turnaround, California Abandons Restrictive "Made in USA" Standard
Sep 28, 2015 EPA Proposes RCRA Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals
Apr 28, 2015 California Federal Judge Rejects Apparel Company's Motion to Dismiss "Made in America" Suit Under California Law
Apr 14, 2015 Fuels Alert - April 2015
Nov 04, 2014 FTC Warns Plastic Bag Companies about Oxodegradable Claims
Sep 19, 2014 What's "Safer"? Will DfE's Proposed Label Changes Send Misleading Messages?
Sep 17, 2014 California's DTSC Releases Draft Priority Product Work Plan Under State's Green Chemistry Law
Aug 12, 2014 EPA Rulemakings Seek to Buttress Renewable Fuel Program
Jul 23, 2014 Privacy & Advertising Alert: FTC Dings Company for Peddling Made-in-USA Seals
Jun 20, 2014 FTC Cuts Down Plastic Lumber Recycled Content Claims
May 15, 2014 Privacy and Advertising Alert
May 15, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Apr 07, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Mar 28, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Feb 21, 2014 EPA Narrows Controversial Definition of "Diesel Fuels" in Hydraulic Fracturing Permitting Guidance
Feb 18, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Feb 07, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Jan 15, 2014 Consumer Protection Alert
Nov 22, 2013 Strict Voluntary Recall "Guidelines" Proposed by CPSC
May 28, 2013 Environmental and Advertising Advisory - Marketing Products as "VOC-Free" in Light of the FTC's Enforcement Policy Statement
Apr 09, 2013 Fuels Alert: Blend Wall Spurs Calls for Significant Revisions to EPA's Proposed RIN Quality Assurance Program
Mar 13, 2013 CPSC Proposes to Revise Supplemental Definition of "Strong Sensitizers" Under FHSA
Feb 15, 2013 Fuels Advisory: EPA Proposes Replacing RIN Confusion with Audit Nightmare
Jan 14, 2013 Green Chemistry Update: Maine Releases BPA Alternatives Assessment Report
Nov 06, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Oct 26, 2012 Court Rebuffs CPSC Database Disclosure Decision in Important Administrative Law Ruling
Oct 10, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Oct 02, 2012 FTC Finalizes Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims
Sep 24, 2012 Fuels Alert
Sep 11, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Aug 17, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Aug 02, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Jul 30, 2012 Green Chemistry Update: Maine Releases List of Chemicals of High Concern
Jun 25, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Jun 06, 2012 Washington Issues Green Chemistry Alternatives Assessment Guidance
May 31, 2012 Environmental Alert
May 25, 2012 Future Of EPA's Audit Program Remains Regretfully Uncertain
Apr 12, 2012 Fuels Advisory: Fraud Investigation Shakes Renewable Fuels Market
Apr 11, 2012 Recent Federal Court Decisions Curtail EPA's Clean Water Act Authority
Apr 03, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Mar 16, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Feb 29, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Feb 02, 2012 Environmental Business Alert
Dec 12, 2011 State Testing of Single-Use Shopping and Mailing Bags for Lead and Cadmium Imminent
Oct 25, 2011 CPSC Adopts Final Testing and Component Testing Rules; Proposes Two Additional Rules on Testing and Certification
Oct 13, 2011 Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse to Evaluate Laboratory Testing of Glass Packaging
Aug 22, 2011 New Jersey Proposes E-Waste Regulations
Aug 19, 2011 President Signs Legislation Amending CPSIA; New Rulemakings Required
Aug 19, 2011 New York Judge Dismisses False Advertising Suit Against USGBC
Aug 17, 2011 RoHS Recast Final and Official; Implementation Dates Abound
Aug 15, 2011 Significant Variability Found in Toxics in Packaging Compliance Verification Testing
Aug 05, 2011 Congress Passes Legislation to Amend CPSIA
Jul 25, 2011 Washington Finalizes Green Chemistry Reporting Rule
Jun 27, 2011 Environmental Business Alert: U.S. Supreme Court to States: No Federal Climate Change Nuisance Suits!
Jun 21, 2011 Canada's New Product Safety Law Takes Effect
Apr 18, 2011 Product Safety Alert: CPSC Public Database Now Live
Feb 15, 2011 Partner Jean-Cyril Walker Discusses EU's Proposed Recast of RoHS in SMT Magazine Article
Nov 24, 2010 Client Alert: California Broadens, Then Narrows, Scope of Proposed Green Chemistry Initiative Regulations
Oct 28, 2010 Product Safety Alert: CPSIA Plus 2: New Deadlines, New Proposals Affect Manufacturers, Importers, Retailers
Aug 06, 2010 California Proposes to Ban Biodegradable Claims for All Plastic Products
Jul 19, 2010 Client Alert: California's Green Chemistry Initiative Raises Many Litigation Concerns
Jul 07, 2010 Client Alert: California's Proposed "Green Chemistry" Regulation Could Broadly Affect Consumer Product Makers, Sellers
Apr 01, 2010 Critical Regulatory Issues to Consider in a Non-Regulatory Setting
Feb 12, 2010 Environmental Business Alert: SEC Issues Guidance on Climate Change Disclosures
Nov 25, 2009 Environmental Advisory: U.S. Climate Change Mitigation Efforts: The Story So Far and Looking Ahead
Oct 28, 2009 EPA Contemplates Significant Overhaul of Emissions Factors Program - Environmental Business Alert
Aug 14, 2009 Product Safety Alert: CPSIA One Year Later: New Deadlines, New Proposals for Manufacturers, Retailers
Jun 24, 2009 Environmental Business Alert: Electronics Update
May 27, 2009 Environmental Business Alert: H.R. 2454, The American Clean Energy Security Act: Potential Impact On Retailers
Apr 28, 2009 Environmental Business Alert: Navigating the IRS Green Trap
Mar 26, 2009 Environmental Business Alert: California Reverses Position: Wood Pallets and Other Wood Packaging Materials Are Not Subject to the State's New Formaldehyde Limits
Mar 24, 2009 Product Safety Alert: CPSC Public Meeting on Global Post-manufacturing Traceability System Signals Potential for Global Program
Jan 07, 2009 New Consumer Product VOC Limits and Registration Requirement in New Jersey
Dec 17, 2008 CPSC Clarifies PPPA Certification Obligations for Drugmakers
Dec 15, 2008 NAD Says "Oxo-Biodegradable" Claims Not Supported
Oct 03, 2008 Product Safety Alert: Expanded Product Safety Certification for Consumer Products Effective November 12, 2008!
May 15, 2008 FTC Green Packaging Workshop
Oct 29, 2007 Heavy Metals and Toxic Materials Limits in Packaging
Oct 29, 2007 Mercury Education and Reduction
Oct 29, 2007 Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Legislation
Oct 29, 2007 Restriction of the Use of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment
Oct 29, 2007 The Lifecycle Rules for Consumer Products, Packaging and Equipment
Aug 06, 2007 Environmental Advisory - Supreme Court Clarifies CERCLA Cost - Recovery Process
Jul 02, 2007 Federal Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan Primer
May 17, 2007 EPA-DOJ "Global Settlement" Approach to Civil and Criminal Liability
Nov 14, 2005 Environmental Advisory
EPA's New All Appropriate Inquiries Rule: Standardizing Environmental Due Diligence
Jun 01, 2003 Environmental Reporting and Recordkeeping: Sound Strategies and Legal Insights
Jan 01, 2002 Under the Microscope: EPA and States Pursue Colleges and Universities