Groundwater Flow and Transport
Environmental Contamination Investigation and Remediation
CERCLA and RCRA Compliance
M.A. Geology - Queens College, City University of New York
B.S. Engineering Science - Long Island University, Post College
Mr. Roux has over 40 years of environmental consulting experience. He has directed and participated in CERCLA and RCRA studies, environmental impact statements, water quality and contaminant mobility studies, groundwater assessments, technical support for legal counsel, expert witness, and regulatory agency negotiations. Mr. Roux founded the Roux organization in 1981 to investigate and remediate groundwater contamination problems. Today, the firm has over 300 professionals in offices across the country and provides a wide range of environmental consulting services including contaminated site remediation, economic and sustainability analyses, and litigation support.
Mr. Roux holds an M.A. in Geology from Queens College, City University of New York and a B.S. in Engineering Science from Long Island University. He is a certified Professional Geologist in several states and a member of the National Groundwater Association, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and the American Institute of Hydrology. He has served on the Executive Committee of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Groundwater Management Task Group and Superfund Task Group of the Chemical Manufacturers Association, the Editorial Board of Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation, and the Board of Registration at the American Institute of Hydrology. Mr. Roux also serves on the Board of Directors of the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and Pure Earth.
Expert for NL Industries and Crown Cork & Seal in a CERCLA cost recovery case regarding the LiPari landfill in Southern New Jersey. Opinions included the sources of various organic chemicals and metals in groundwater, surface water and sediments and the need for remediation of specific chemicals. United States v. Rohm and Haas Company. U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1998-2000; expert report, deposition and trial. (Archer & Greiner, Haddonfield, New Jersey).
Expert for FMC Corporation in a cost recovery action involving groundwater contamination in Fresno, California. Opinions included groundwater flow and transport, sources of various contaminants (e.g. TCE and Cr+6) and appropriate remedial actions. FMC Corporation v. The Vendo Company, et al. United States District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division; 2000-2001; expert report and expert rebuttal report. (Farella, Braun & Martel, San Francisco, California).
Expert for Zeneca Inc. in a CERCLA cost recovery case regarding the consistency with the NCP of a property transfer of a former pesticide formulating plant where the current property owner was claiming to be an innocent landowner under CERCLA. Opinions involved state of the practice of environmental due diligence in the 1970s. The Prudential Insurance Company of America v. ICI Americas, Inc., et al. U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; 1993-1994; deposition and trial. (Ropes & Gray, Boston, Massachusetts).
Expert for Zeneca Holdings, Inc. et al. in a Natural Resource Damage claim involving PCBs and DDT in ocean sediments. Provided opinions regarding the potential impact of a specific parcel of property on surface water and sediments. United States of America v. Montrose Chemical Corporation of California, et al. United States District Court, Central District of California; 1997-1998; expert report and affidavit. (Ropes & Gray, Boston, Massachusetts).