Taft attorneys Kim Burke and Chase Dressman will co-present with KERAMIDA at the 26th Annual Business & Industry's Sustainability and Environmental Health & Safety Symposium on March 22. Their session is titled "REACHing for Compliance: Understanding Your Responsibilties Under the EU's REACH Regulations." The event is sponsored by the Manufacturers' Education Council and will be held at the Cincinnati Duke Energy Convention Center.
Burke is a partner in Taft's Environmental group. He concentrates his practice in a variety of environmental law areas, including Superfund defense and negotiation, regulatory enforcement, development and implementation of hazardous substance remedial investigation and corrective measure plans, defense of toxic tort and other civil and criminal claims, real estate transfers, acquisitions and divestitures, government funding, including stimulus and brownfields, environmental insurance litigation, environmental permits and administrative proceedings before state and federal environmental agencies.
Dressman is an associate in Taft's Environmental and Litigation groups. He advises clients on compliance with federal and state environmental laws and regulations (including CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and FIFRA), and represents clients in complex business and environmental litigation in state and federal court. He frequently assists clients with responding to regulatory inspections and inquiries, and has extensive experience in defending clients facing environmental enforcement actions at the state and federal level around the country.