Jessica Taylor, P.G.

Principal Hydrogeologist

About

ContacT Information

Phone: (631) 232-2600

Email: jtaylor@rouxinc.com

Location: Islandia, NY

EXPERTISE

Brownfields Redevelopment Support

Property Transfer Support and Due Diligence

Site Investigation and Cleanup

Soil Excavation Management

EDUCATION

B.S., Geology - Binghamton University

Jessica Taylor, P.G.

Principal Hydrogeologist

Ms. Taylor is a New York State registered Professional Geologist with over 14 years of experience as an environmental consultant. She holds a B.S. in Geology from Binghamton University. Her areas of expertise include providing environmental consulting services and strategic planning to the real estate industry focused on brownfield redevelopment projects, especially on projects with large-scale soil excavation and disposal requirements. Ms. Taylor has supervised remediation and closure of sites in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Brownfields Cleanup Program (BCP), State Superfund Program, Spills Program, New York City Voluntary Cleanup Program (NYC VCP), and E-designation Program. She has also performed Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) at dozens of sites throughout New York and New Jersey.

representative projects
  • Project oversight of the largest redevelopment project in Brooklyn for the past 13 years. Project included multiple relocations of an active 9-acre 100 year-old rail yard in order to maintain 100% run-time of trains; Phase I and Phase II ESAs (investigation of soil, groundwater, and soil vapor) at over 75 properties; construction support for excavation of over 1,000,000 cubic yards of soil including implementing an in situ waste characterization program; environmental support for demolition, asbestos, and lead abatement; and site remediation using In Situ Chemical Oxidation.
  • Project Manager for the NYSDEC BCP redevelopment of a multi-parcel site located in the Queens, New York. Redevelopment plans include a multi-phase, mixed-use affordable housing development. Other agencies involved include the NYCDEP and New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (NYCHPD). The Site is primarily contaminated by historic fill.
  • Project Manager for redevelopment of three properties in the Brooklyn and the Bronx for a non-profit constructing supportive housing. Provided coordination through the due diligence phase and with the NYCHPD, NYCDEP, and New York City Department of Environmental Remediation (NYCOER) to satisfy environmental requirements for funding.