July 28, 2021

Volume XI, Number 209

Christopher R. Blunck

Christopher R. Blunck is an attorney with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®).  Mr. Blunck most recently served as Policy Analyst and Special Assistant to the Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT).  Mr. Blunck has managed or participated in the development of hundreds of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program regulations, guidance documents, and policy papers, and his decades of involvement in the regulatory development process at EPA are an invaluable asset to clients seeking to anticipate, address, and resolve regulatory compliance matters.

Over the course of his 30-year career at EPA, Chris developed and reviewed regulations, interpretive guidance, and other policies on TSCA matters, international chemical treaties, and international trade matters related to chemicals; represented the United States in the negotiation and implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and at technical and policy meetings under the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent; and earned numerous agency special citations and awards, including an EPA Gold Medal for Exceptional Service in 2017 for his work on the framework for implementing the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century amendment of TSCA.

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