Jim Aidala

Senior Government Affairs Consultant

Jim Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is a critical ally for any client addressing chemical policy, legislative, and related issues. He has been intimately involved with the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) legislative reauthorization and key regulatory matters for over four decades. Mr. Aidala brings extensive legislative experience on Capitol Hill and past experience as the senior official at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for pesticide and chemical regulation, and provides clients with vital insights into not only relevant current policies of EPA and sister agencies, but also the way these policies have been or are likely to be formulated to help clients more successfully address regulatory matters. This unmatched wealth of experience allows him to explain, interpret, and predict EPA policies to help clients resolve or address their issues.

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday May 8, 2024

Regulatory Affairs Council Program

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Chevron deference and is expected to make a ruling this summer. Chevron deference is the doctrine that requires courts to defer to a regulatory agency’s reasonable interpretation of an ambiguous statute. This session will provide an overview of Chevron deference and the potential impact on the regulated industry in its absence.