Norman J. “Norm” Novick, Ph.D.
Mr. Novick joined Roux Associates’ New York office in July 2015 as a Principal Scientist. His areas of expertise include human health and ecological risk assessment, vapor intrusion assessments, natural attenuation evaluations, fate and transport modeling, and petroleum forensics. He has 35 years of experience in the environmental field, including almost 30 years working for Mobil, and then ExxonMobil. Prior to working for ExxonMobil, Norm was a research scientist with the Cornell University, Department of Soil Science.
Norm has environmental experience at the full range of upstream and downstream petroleum sites, including service stations, terminals, refineries, pipeline facilities, and exploration and production sites. He has spent considerable time working on former phosphate fertilizer manufacturing facilities, where arsenic and lead are the primary constituents of concern. Norm has also provided technical support on Superfund sites and RCRA closures and with the environmental due diligence on acquisitions, sales, and trades.
While he assists facilities with bioremediation feasibility studies and field bioremediation projects, Norm also held management positions for a laboratory group that tested environmental fate and transport characteristics of petroleum products, as well as for a risk assessment group that provided support to facilities using human health and ecological risk assessments as part of the corrective action process. Norm provides technical support in all phases of the corrective action process for Project Managers. His technical expertise is utilized for advocating and negotiating positions with regulatory agencies. He has also been an active industry representative during the development of best practices and standard methods for investigation and remediation of Petroleum Release sites.