Sunday, April 8 – Thursday, April 12 In Palm Springs, California, Battelle is holding their Eleventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds this year. This conference is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive meetings on applying new technologies and approaches for characterization, monitoring, and management of chlorinated and complex sites.
The conference features two Roux presentations. Monday will showcase a poster presentation by Timothy Adams, P.G., Principal Hydrogeologist at our Oak Brook Illinois office, entitled “Post-Remedy Performance Results Comparing Soil Blending versus Direct Injection ISCR Source Area Treatment for 1,1,2-TCA.”
In addition, “Limitations and Lessons Learned from Applying In-situ Chemical Reduction to Treat VOCs and Metals in a Geochemically Complex Aquifer” will be presented by Thomas Patterson, P.E., Principal Engineer from our Logan Township, New Jersey office on Wednesday.
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Tuesday, April 3 The Chicago Bar Association is hosting an Environmental Law Committee program offering MCLE credit, featuring Roux’s Martin Hamper, Senior Geologist. Mr. Hamper will present “Have you Considered the Potential for PCBs in your Building Materials?” which will address the historic uses of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in building materials. Buildings built before the PCB ban may contain PCBs in paint, caulk, floor finishes, and other substances, which can contribute to contamination and indoor air issues.
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Wednesday, March 21 – Friday, March 23 DRI is hosting its Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute Program, of which Roux is a sponsor. Join DRI in Chicago for top-quality education and networking, participate in sessions that highlight “deep dish” developments in the industry, and further business development opportunities. This program provides insights on whether independent counsel is required, strategies for using policy provisions to obtain the information to which an insurer is entitled, tools to posture an insurance coverage dispute for early resolution, and much more.
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Thursday, March 15 The Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI), a state-wide business trade group that represents the interests of the chemical industry in the state of Illinois, is hosting their Annual Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Seminar. Roux’s Martin Hamper, Senior Geologist, will present the RCRA Annual Refresher. The seminar will continue with discussions defining the current status of solid waste, oil and hazardous substance spill reporting, a DOT emergency response training, and much more.
The seminar will allow professionals to get their eight hours of training under RCRA (40 CFR Section 265.16) and USDOT (49 CFR Section 172.704). To see the full agenda and register, please click here.
Wednesday, April 18 – Friday, April 20 The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) hosts its 47th Spring Conference this year in Orlando, Florida. The conference, offering a two-day CLE program, has consistently been the premier forum for dialogue among environmental, energy, and resources lawyers. Attendees will gain practical knowledge from the nation’s leading practitioners, top government officials, in-house counsel, and academics on key topics such as current Supreme Court jurisprudence, Superfund reform, environmental permitting, and interstate water disputes, just to name a few.
Roux’s Jon Rohrer, P.G., C.Hg. and Adam Love, Ph.D. will attend the event, engaging in panel discussions regarding various energy and environmental priorities in the legal world today. In addition, Dr. Love will moderate one of Friday’s CLE sessions entitled “Science on Trial: Is it Legally Honest?” which will explore some of the modern success and failures, the challenges involved with the incorporation of science into law and policy, and the ways science can be both manipulated and safeguarded to degrade or improve the clarity it provides.
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Tuesday, March 6 – Wednesday, March 7 The Emerging Contaminants Summit focuses on the latest developments in the detection, fate and transport, risk assessment, treatment, and regulation of emerging contaminants. This summit is the only conference/workshop that addresses mitigating the presence of emerging contaminants across all environmental media, including surface water, groundwater, drinking water, wastewater, recycled water, soils, and sediments.
Roux’s Adam Love, Ph.D. and Lydia Dorrance, Ph.D. will give a poster presentation entitled “Outlook of Environmental Forensics in Distinguishing Sources of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances.“ This presentation on perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, provides insights into the potential application of environmental forensic techniques commonly used to investigate the source, timing, and contribution of these emerging contaminants. Read more
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