Remediation news October 2020:
Roche Proposes Groundwater Cleanup Plan for Windsor Sewer Plume --
Public Meeting & Comment Period announced


Roche invites the pubilc to attend a
VIRTUAL MEETING TO DISCUSS
WINDSOR SEWER PLUME REMEDIATION

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The event will take place online and via telephone call-in. 

Zoom meeting link: https://roche.zoom.us/j/95744450993

Meeting ID: 957 4445 0993     Passcode: 155532
(If you don't have Zoom on your device, you will be prompted to download it when you click on the link.)

To dial in via phone:
1-646-876-9923 (North Jersey metropolitan area)
(Find phone numbers for other locations at: https://roche.zoom.us/u/ab2Dcziq8c)

For additional details about the proposed remedy, see:
-  October 2020 Fact Sheet: Remedy for the Windsor Sewer Plume
-  October 2020 Windsor Sewer Plume Focused Feasibility Study
-  December 2019 Groundwater Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP)

Before remedial action can be implemented, residents have 30 days from OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 12, 2020 to submit questions of concerns to: 

RocheWINDSORComments@trccompanies.com
or via mail to:
Roche WINDSOR Comments
TRC Environmental Corporation
41 Spring St., Suite 102
New Providence, NJ 07974

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The former Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. site in Nutley, NJ, was sold in 2016 and is no longer operational. THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION OF THE FORMER ROCHE NUTLEY SITE.

For questions about the ON3 DEVELOPMENT at the former Roche Nutley campus, contact Prism Capital Partners or call 973-235-3333.

Former ROCHE NUTLEY EMPLOYEES with employment-related inquiries: contact northamerica.askhr@roche.com

FOR OTHER INFORMATION use the following contacts.

ROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL INQUIRIES:
Roche's North American pharmaceutical headquarters is Genentech in South San Francisco
www.gene.com
Genentech Contacts
(800) 626-3553

ROCHE U.S. PRODUCTS:
Genentech
(800) 626-3553

PATIENT QUESTIONS ON MEDICINES:
Patient Resource Center
650-467-0811 or 877-436-3683

PRODUCT MSDS:
Genentech Medicines (for medical professionals)
If you can't locate MSDS, see Genentech Contacts

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS:
Roche Diagnostics

ROCHE JOBS and OTHER ROCHE INQUIRIES:
Roche Global

NUTLEY SITE ONLY:
Contacts page

NEWS UPDATES

Roche again ranked one of most sustainable healthcare companies in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices: 11th year of recognition

Sustainability is an integral part of the way Roche does business. The Dow Jones reccognition is based on an in-depth analysis of economic, social and environmental performance. See a video of Roche Group CEO Severin Schwan speaking about this 2019 achievement. 
 

Roche Nutley Site Remediation Receives National Honors

TRC Environmental Corporation received top national honors for environmental sustainability in the Roche Nutley Site Remediation project from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES).  
“TRC’s outstanding dedication and focus have helped us quickly and safely propel our former site into a multi-tenant, first-in-class campus that will benefit the communities and the state of NJ for many generations to come,” noted Tom Lyon, Roche Vice President and former Nutley Site Head.
Shown at the April 24, 2019 awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., are (from left) Rebecca Hollender, TRC Director of LSRP Services; Tom Lyon, Roche Vice President and former Nutley Site Head; Chandra Patel, Roche Nutley Site Environmental Health & Safety Director; Marc Sotsky, Roche Nutley Finance Head; Dawn Pompeo, TRC Vice President and Ken Seit, TRC Vice President. 
For more information, see AAEES press release.

 

Nutley Site Sold to PB Nutclif I, LLC, an affiliate of locally-based Prism Capital Partners, LLC (Prism)

On September 29, 2016, Roche completed the sale of its 116-acre campus, located in the Township of Nutley and City of Clifton, New Jersey, to PB Nutclif I, LLC, an affiliate of locally-based Prism Capital Partners, LLC (Prism). For more information on the future of the former Roche site, please see the July 14, 2016 news release or contact Prism at 201-567-2711 or 973-562-9580, www.prismpartners.net.

Roche retains responsibility for the environmental cleanup of the site. A dedicated Roche team is working under the oversight of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).

Site Includes New Medical School

Seton Hall University and Hackensack Meridian Health entered into a long-term lease with Prism Capital Partners to lease two major R&D buildings and 16 acres on the site. The lease enabled Hackensack Meridian Health and Seton Hall University to openr a private medical school and a world-leading National Health Institute-designated Clinical Research Center on the former Roche campus. Seton Hall also co-located its College of Nursing and School of Health and Medical Sciences with the new School of Medicine.

GROUNDWATER UPDATES:

PROPOSED WINDSOR SEWER PLUME REMEDIATION: Virtual Public Meeting and Comment Period Announced.
Details are available at the top of the Home and Remediation Updates pages of this website. 

GROUNDWATER RAWP:
On Aug. 20, 2020 the NJDEP approved implementation of remedies proposed in Roche's December 2019 Groundwater Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP) and and supported in the May 2020 Technical Impracticability (TI) detemination.

SIX MONTH UPDATE: 

Roche Report to the Community provides highlights of the Roche Nutley Environmental Remediation covering the period from Nov. 22, 2019 - May 20, 2020.

For other remediation sumbissions/documents, see Remediation Updates.

PLEASE NOTE: All documents and reports submitted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) for the environmental investigation and remediation of the former Roche Nutley site are also available through NJDEP at  http://www.nj.gov/dep/opra/

Contacts

FOR NUTLEY SITE REMEDIATION:
Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Marc Sotsky (Director, Nutley Finance)
150 Clove Road
8th Floor - Suite 8
Little Falls, NJ 07424
Telephone (for remediation only):
(908) 988-1731 

ALL ON3 DEVELOPMENT INQUIRES:
www.prismpartners.net
(973) 235-3333

ALL FORMER EMPLOYEE INQUIRIES:
northamerica.askhr@roche.com

ROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL INQUIRIES:
www.gene.com    Genentech Contacts
(800) 626-3553

ALL OTHER:
Key Contacts