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Upcoming Event - March 6
B&D Sponsoring, Speaking at GlobalChem 2019

Principal Mark Duvall will speak in a presentation titled "TSCA’s Future: Vision for Implementation," and Principal Maddie Boyer will speak in a presentation titled "Regulatory Cooperation in Latin America."

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Firm News - February 4
John Guttmann Testifies on Proposed Amendments to Witness Rule

John Guttmann is scheduled to testify before the federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules on proposed amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6). 

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Firm News - February 14
Beveridge & Diamond Joins LSE Sustainability Initiative

Beveridge & Diamond announced that it has joined the Lawyers for a Sustainable Economy initiative, pledging to provide $500,000 worth of pro bono legal services by the end of 2020 in support of environmental sustainability.

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News Alert - February 15
EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan

EPA released its much-anticipated PFAS Action Plan that identifies short and long term actions EPA plans to take regarding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, some of which could significantly affect compliance obligations and costs, enforcement actions, and litigation.

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Firm News - February 8
Nessa Coppinger and Kaitlyn Shannon Recognized by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Principal Nessa Coppinger, who chairs the firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee, has been selected to participate in the 2019 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program. Associate Kaitlyn Shannon has been selected as a member of the 2019 class of Pathfinders.

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Upcoming Event - February 25
2019 OSHA Webinar Series

Principal Jayni Lanham and Associate Mike Vitris will provide a presentation titled "OSHA: A Look Back at 2018 and What to Expect in 2019" as the first installment of five in our 2019 OSHA Webinar Series, each with a specific focus.

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News Alert - February 19
Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Indirect” Discharges Require NPDES Permits

The Supreme Court has granted certiorari on a critical question affecting the scope of the CWA: whether releases of pollutants require NPDES permits when they originate from a point source, but are conveyed to surface waters through a non-point source.

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Firm News - February 20
Beveridge & Diamond Secures Victory in PCB Contamination Case Appeal

Litigators in Beveridge & Diamond’s Boston Office on February 6 secured a win from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which affirmed their 2015 jury trial victory of no liability and no equitable share of $12.5 million in clean-up costs for PCB contamination in a river in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

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