News & Events

Through Roux’s News & Events, we share relevant industry news, regulatory updates, upcoming webinars and conferences, articles published by our experts, corporate social responsibility events, monthly newsletters, project and market sector information, and much more. Browse through our latest posts below.

Implications for Real Estate Professionals: EPA PFAS Hazardous Substances

May 20, 2024
EPA Designates PFOA and PFOS as Hazardous Substances: Key Implications for Real Estate Professionals  On April 19, 2024, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a groundbreaking pre-publication version of its final rule, designating two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...
CONTINUE READING

Showing articles: All

Insurers, are you prepared for new PFAS claim tenders?

July 18, 2024
With the recent inclusion of certain PFAS compounds in the National Primary Drinking Water regulations, as well as the inclusion of PFOA and PFOS as hazardous substances under CERCLA, insurers are expected to notice further increases in new PFAS claim...
CONTINUE READING

Bisnow & Roux: How Financial Incentives Help Bring Brownfields Back To Life

July 11, 2024
Roux’s Frank Cherena was interviewed for an article in collaboration with Bisnow, the world’s leading B2B platform serving the commercial real estate industry. Frank is a Vice President and the National Director of Real Estate Services at Roux, with over twenty years in environmental assessment, remediation, and brownfield redevelopment support.
CONTINUE READING

Complimentary Webinar – PFAS Regulation Under CERCLA: Unpacking New Environmental & Legal Implications

June 28, 2024
This presentation will provide an overview of the new regulations and focus on their impact on property transactions, enforcement and litigation, and site remediation. We will discuss some of the complexities of investigating and remediating PFAS, including the new interim federal guidance on destruction and disposal of PFAS issued on April 8, 2024, and observations from what we’ve seen in practice.
CONTINUE READING

Roux Office Spotlight: Buffalo, New York

June 26, 2024
Our newest office in Buffalo, New York, was established less than a year ago following the merger of Benchmark Civil/Environmental Engineering & Geology, PLLC and TurnKey Environmental Restoration, LLC (collectively known as Benchmark TurnKey) with Roux in July 2023. Benchmark...
CONTINUE READING

NYSDEC Proposes First Update to CP-51 Soil Cleanup Guidance in 15 Years

June 20, 2024
Earlier this month, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) announced proposed revisions to the CP-51 Soil Cleanup Guidance. This policy outlines the framework and procedures for determining appropriate soil cleanup levels across various remedial programs within the...
CONTINUE READING

New Roux Publication Provides Additional Insight on PM2.5 Sources Throughout the US

June 19, 2024
Complimentary Published Article Comparison of Source Apportionment and Background PM2.5 Contribution in Six U.S. Metropolitan Areas Authored by Andrew Shapero, Stella Keck, & Adam Love, PhD Particulate matter is gaining awareness across the US over increased attention related to potential adverse...
CONTINUE READING