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Roux ECA Members Speak on ESG Regulation

September 27, 2021
Peter Kelso, Principal, and Drew Howard, Managing Consultant, of the Roux Economics & Complex Analytics (ECA) practice, recently headlined a webinar presentation alongside NFP’s Lauren Kim and Christopher Alviggi on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors, and what the future...
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The PFAS Action Bill of 2021 Passes House

September 15, 2021
The PFAS Action Act of 2021 passed in the House of Representatives last week by a count of 241-183. If passed in the Senate, the PFAS Action Act will be one of the most comprehensive pieces of legislation dealing with...
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First FDA Survey of Processed Foods Finds Minimal Levels of PFAS

August 27, 2021
Ongoing testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finds little-to-no detectable levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in food. The FDA has been testing food as part of its Total Diet Study (TDS) for PFAS and other contaminants...
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Congress Should Step in to Solve The Opioid Crisis

July 29, 2021
Over the last decade, the opioid crisis has claimed the lives of over 360,000 Americans. Parallel to this ongoing public health crisis has been an epidemic of litigation. More than 2,000 states, cities, municipalities, and Native American Tribes seek to...
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Residents Allege Local Plant’s Ethylene Oxide Emissions for Medical Issues

July 21, 2021
Residents of Covington, GA will file over 150 chemical exposure lawsuits against a local sterilization plant allegedly releasing high levels of a carcinogenic chemical. The Becton Dickinson (BD) Covington facility was established in the neighborhood in 1967. In their complaint...
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Roux’s ECA Group Publishes Article on Climate Risk, ESG Standards, Environmental Regulation and Corporate Disclosure

March 16, 2021
Roux’s Economic & Complex Analytics (ECA) practice published an article in Law360 on March 16 about the anticipated changes in the U.S. regulatory framework under President Biden’s new administration and climate change plan. The paper, “Biden Climate Plan Ushers in...
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