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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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Published Article: Update to the Light Nonaqueous Phase Liquid Infiltration Conceptual Model

June 21, 2023
The 1970s oil spill model has described the infiltration of oil (light nonaqueous phase liquid or LNAPL) into the subsurface resulting in an oil pancake depressing the water table within the capillary fringe. An update to the 1970s model is needed because, according to the discussion by Lenhard et al., "LNAPL-saturated 'pancakes' do not exist."

Complimentary Published Article: Allocating Cleanup Costs Among Potentially Responsible Parties

January 22, 2020
Allocating Cleanup Costs Among Potentially Responsible Parties Written by Mark W. Schneider of Perkins Coie, LLP, and Roux's Neil M. Ram, Chase A. Gerbig, Nancy Nevins, and Adam H. Love Allocating costs for hazardous waste site cleanup among potentially responsible...