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...
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Update to EPA National Priorities List: Sites Added

April 25, 2024
On March 7, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is adding five new sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL), some of which were proposed last year.
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CERCLA Enforcement Discretion Regarding PFOA and PFOS Hazardous Substances

April 23, 2024
On April 19, 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated two PFAS compounds—PFOA and PFOS—as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This will allow the EPA to bring its full regulatory and...
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Ryan Stifter, MS to Present in ABA’s Joint Regional CLE Program

January 11, 2024
Wednesday, January 31 - Friday, February 2 Roux will be a sponsor of the 2024 Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees’ Joint Regional CLE Program. This event is a multi-day Regional CLE, presented by the American...
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Published Article: Why New Phase I Site Standard Matters For Real Estate

December 15, 2021
Why New Phase I Site Standard Matters For Real Estate Written by Lorene L. Boudreau of Ballard Spahr LLP and Roux's Mitchell A. Wiest, P.G., LEP & Sara Redding The preeminent standard for Phase I environmental site assessment—an essential part...
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