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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.

CERCLA Divisibility: Clear & Comprehensive Requirements

December 13, 2023
A new ruling lays out with clarity what it takes to be successful with claims of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) divisibility. For contaminated sites, CERCLA allows the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to hold each...
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EPA Hazardous Substances: Expanding Beyond PFOA and PFOS?

April 18, 2023
EPA Seeks Public Input on Potential Listing of Additional PFAS Chemicals as Hazardous Substances under CERCLA Back in September of 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced their proposed rule to designate two per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—perfluorooctanoic...
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How low did they go? USEPA Issues Proposed MCL for PFAS in Drinking Water

March 15, 2023
Yesterday, on March 14, 2023, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) including Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) chemicals in drinking water. This includes perfluorooctanoic...
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Roux Insurance Update: PFAS Limits and Potential Insurance Impacts

December 01, 2022
To help keep you up to date on current developments, Roux is providing this information to summarize topics pertinent to the insurance industry that you may find useful.  Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), and Perflurobutane Sulfonate (PFBS) are...
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How low can they go? USEPA Revisions to Health Advisories and Regional Screening Levels

June 16, 2022
There has been a flurry of recent USEPA activity advancing towards federal regulation of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Yesterday, on June 15, 2022, the USEPA issued “interim updated” Lifetime Health Advisories (HAs) for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid...
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PFAS MCLs: A Peek behind the Curtain?

December 16, 2021
Last month, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) released for the Science Advisory Board’s technical peer review its proposed method for deriving maximum contaminant level goals (MCLGs) for perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). While the USEPA...
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Roux Insurance Update: USEPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap

December 13, 2021
To help keep you up to date on current developments, Roux is providing this information to summarize topics pertinent to the insurance industry that you may find useful.  On October 18, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced...
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