On April 22, R3 Partner Carla Scarsella presented “You’re an ARES: Now What? An Overview of Illinois ARES Compliance Standards” at a CLE lunch hosted by the Chicago Bar Association’s Energy, Telecommunications and Water Law Committee. Her presentation focused on the law and emerging regulatory issues concerning Alternative Retail Energy Suppliers (“ARES”) in Illinois. In particular, she addressed the various compliance requirements applicable to ARES under the Illinois Public Utilities Act and Illinois Commerce Commission enforcement trends. Ms. Scarsella is an attorney in the firm’s energy and litigation practice areas and her practice focuses primarily on regulatory counseling, trials and appeals involving natural gas, electric and water industry clients.
Darren Hunter and Jacquie Vidmar to Present to Chemical Industry Council of Illinois on OSHA Global Harmonization Standard
On March 26, R3 Partners Darren Hunter and Jacquie Vidmar will present an “Overview of the Global Harmonization Standard” at a seminar hosted by the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (“CICI”). Their presentation will focus on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) recent amendments to its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the U.N.’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (“GHS”), and will analyze how the dramatic changes to this standard will impact industry members. The practical, half-day seminar is geared toward industry management and safety professionals and includes a separate presentation on the training portion of the rule that must be implemented by December 1, 2013.
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Leading Lawyers has named Jacqueline Vidmar as a Top Ten Environmental Lawyer in its January 2013 edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine. Lawyers are selected for this honor through an extensive process of surveys and peer-nominations, leading to final selection through the Leading Lawyers’ advisory board. Jacquie is a partner at R3 and has more than 24 years of experience representing corporate clients on a wide range of environmental issues.