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.

Relaunching NJDEP’s Brownfield Development Area Program

March 26, 2024
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently announced its relaunching of the Brownfield Development Area (BDA) Program as a commitment to advancing the remediation and redevelopment of brownfield sites in New Jersey. Owners of brownfield properties within designated...

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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...

Proposed Changes to Part 375 Remedial Program Regulations

May 17, 2024
On February 14, 2024, NYSDEC (the Department) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for amendments to its regulations at 6 NYCRR Part 375 (Part 375), which govern New York State remedial programs, including the Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site Program (State Superfund), the Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP), and the Environmental Restoration Program. The public can submit written comments on the proposed Part 375 amendments until 8:00 p.m. on May 21, 2024. 

AIHA Connect: Natalie Fox to Teach Professional Development Course

May 16, 2024
In advance of the upcoming AIHA Connect conference for occupational and environmental health and safety scientists, Roux's Natalie Fox will be teaching a professional development course and moderating a session.

NJDEP Announces Revision to Lead Residential Remediation Standard

May 14, 2024
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced a significant revision via an Administrative Change to its statutory remediation standards rules (N.J.A.C. 7-26D) for lead. Based on the publication date, the revision will be effective May 6, 2024,...

Drew Howard, MEM to Speak at Environmental Law Oil Symposium

May 03, 2024
On Wednesday, May 8, from 11am-12pm, Roux's Drew Howard, MEM will take part in a panel discussion entitled Encouraging Environmental Sustainability and Managing Climate Risk: The Increasing Role of Markets in Meeting the Climate Change Challenge.

Roux Office Spotlight: Texas

April 30, 2024
Roux Texas began in 2017 with an office in The Woodlands, just north of Houston. Several members of Roux from across the country relocated to Texas, temporarily and permanently, to help jumpstart our efforts. Our goal was to better service...