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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USEPA Final Rule Published for Phase I Standard

December 19, 2022
On December 15, the USEPA published the amended Final Rule recognizing ASTM International’s updated Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Standard (E1527-21) as compliant with the All Appropriate Inquiries (AAI) requirements of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)....
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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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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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