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TSCA Reform: Major Chemical Management Changes on the Horizon

Posted in Articles, Environment
The Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) became law in 1976 with the objective of regulating chemicals in commerce that posed an “unreasonable risk of injury to human health or the environment.”  While originated with good intent, TSCA had become a stale law that lacked clarity for industry and regulators alike.  Now, after years of legislative… Continue Reading

Pros and Cons: Use of Independent Contractors in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted in Articles, Energy
The use of independent contractors in the oil and gas industry is typical and its advantages are obvious.  However, decisions about when and how to use independent contractors might be made without full consideration of potential problems or the ever-looming and potentially significant risks of misclassification. Like other industries, the oil and gas industry is… Continue Reading