NYU’s Master’s in Hospitality Lecture – Roux to Present

Tuesday, October 24 Christopher Proce, Principal Hydrogeologist, and Daniel Sihksnel, Business Development Associate, will be guest lecturing at New York University. Mr. Proce and Mr. Sihksnel of Roux’s Islandia, New York office will be teaching Environmental Law as part of a Legal Issues in Hospitality Graduate class Tuesday evening from 6:20pm to 8:50pm.

Topics for discussion include Lead-Based Paint, Tanks, Cooling Towers, Environmental Due Diligence Prior to Purchase, Operating the Hotel in Keeping with Environmental Concerns, Hazardous Chemicals, and Asbestos.

Click here to learn more about NYU’s MS in Hospitality Industry Studies.

NYU Hospitality

Roux to Present at Railroad Environmental Conference

Tuesday, October 24 – Wednesday, October 25 Roux’s Timothy Adams, Principal Hydrogeologist, will be speaking at the 19th Annual Railroad Environmental Conference (RREC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. On Tuesday, Timothy will present on “Remediation of 1,1,2 TCA via Soil Blending and Direct Injection at a Rail Car Cleaning Facility” with Dave Modrowski of Union Tank Car Company. The presentation will discuss chlorinated organic compounds (CVOCs) and how they were treated at an active rail car maintenance facility.

RREC 2017 will feature presentations by railroaders, consulting engineers, academics, and others involved in all aspects of railroad environmental topics. Over 500 people attended the conference last year; this year’s conference is expected to be the largest gathering of the railroad environmental community.

For more information, click here or download the event program.

Railroad Environmental Conference

Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

Thursday, October 19 – Sunday, October 22 The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use, and natural resources law. The 26th annual conference is hosted by The State Bar of California, and brings top environmental professionals, lawyers, and officials together for educational programs and receptions. Some topics for this year’s conference include climate change, CEQA, water resources, groundwater contamination, air pollution, and much more.

Click here to download the conference brochure, and read more here.

Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

Roux to Attend Princeton Science and Technology Job Fair

Friday, October 13 Princeton University’s Science and Technology Job Fair, held annually since the 1980s, features representatives from nearly 100 companies. Over 1,000 students attended last year. Attendees are largely undergraduates, but also include graduate students and post-doctorate researchers. Many of the companies in attendance offer full-time positions and summer internships with positions catered to students majoring in science, engineering, and math, and those who possess quantitative/analytical skills.

Click here to learn more about this career fair. 

Presentation: The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health

Monday, October 23 Join Pure Earth for a presentation on the findings of The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, including a briefing and reception with light lunch. The Lancet is the world’s oldest and most prestigious health journal, and will be releasing a landmark report that analyzes the massive scope of the health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution on October 19, 2017. This event in New York City will be one of the many launch events/briefings around the world, including Washington, D.C.; Brussels; Ottawa; and Delhi.  

The Commission on Pollution and Health is an initiative of The Lancetthe Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, with additional coordination and input from the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Bank. The aim of the Commission is to reduce air, soil, and water pollution by communicating the extraordinary health and economic costs of pollution globally; providing actionable solutions to policy-makers; and dispelling the myth of pollution’s inevitability.

Click here to download the event flyer, and read more about The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health here.

October 2017 Roux Events

Tuesday, October 3 Roux’s Tony Ward, P.G., Principal Geologist, will be attending the Groundwater Resources Association (GRA) Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, where he will be receiving the Director Emeritus Award. GRA’s 2017 Conference and 26th Annual Meeting will provide policy makers, practitioners, researchers, and educators the opportunity to learn about current policies, regulations, and technical challenges affecting the protection, use, and management of groundwater in California.

On this same day, Roux will also attend and sponsor Heroes of the Harbor at Chelsea Piers in New York, in celebration of the Waterfront Alliance‘s 10th Anniversary. The Waterfront Alliance began as a project of The Municipal Art Society of New York, later growing into an independent coalition of more than 950 organizations working together to bring about real change to our region’s waterways.

In addition, members of Roux’s New York office will take part in the Manhattan College 2017 STEM Career FairThis event will promote internships and part/full-time careers exclusively to Manhattan College students and alumni, specifically pertaining to Engineering, Technology, Mathematics, Construction, Healthcare, Consulting, Science, Biotech, and Pharmaceutical careers.

Roux Associates

Western Conference & Deal Making
Monday, October 2 – Wednesday, October 4
Los Angeles, CA
Booth #2012

FETTI Conference
Wednesday, October 4 – Friday, October 6
Chicago,  IL

UMass Amherst CEE Fair
Friday, October 6
Amherst, MA

NAIOP CRE.Converge 2017 
Tuesday, October 10 – Thursday, October 12
Chicago, IL

Princeton Science and Technology Job Fair 2017
Friday, October 13
Princeton, NJ

25th Annual Environmental Law Conference
Thursday, October 19 – Saturday, October 21
Yosemite, CA

Webinar – Defending Lead Cases: Strategies and Tactics for a Trending Toxic Tort 
Wednesday, October 25
Presented by DRI’s Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Committee, including Roux’s Adam Love, Ph.D., Vice President and Principal Scientist & Marc Scarcella, Principal