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Key Annual RCRA Notifications for SQG and VSQG’s

Two agency notifications may be required for Small Quantity Generators (SQG’s) and Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQG’s).  VSQG’s were formerly known as Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG’s).   The 2016 Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule requires SQG’s to re-notify the US EPA or state agency concerning their hazardous waste activities.  SQGs are now required to … more »

Phase I Portfolio for Renewable Energy Developer

August Mack was retained to develop an environmental due diligence program for a national developer of renewable energy at multiple sites in the state of New York. In most multi-site portfolios, all sites are bundled under the same contract, allowing the client to realize cost-savings by combining multiple site inspections with limited mobilizations. The challenge … more »

Mold Remediation Project For Historic Commercial Properties

August Mack has had a 17-year relationship with a full-service real estate investment company who owns and/or manages over 20 million square feet of industrial, office and mixed-use properties across the U.S. For this project, the client partnered with an Indianapolis-based real estate development company to purchase a mostly historic four-building commercial property encompassing an … more »

Exceptions to Michigan’s Environmental Liability Protection Program and Michigan’s Due Care Obligations

It is well known to the purchasers/lessors of real estate within Michigan that there is a protocol that was established in 1995 by the former Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), known as the Baseline Environmental Assessment (BEA) that provides environmental liability protection to new owners/occupants of contaminated land.  However, within the regulations of the … more »

COVID-19 Services

August Mack is prepared to support businesses dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. For over 30 years, we have handled new and emerging issues and become a valued partner to companies across the country. We understand that the current situation is constantly evolving and are ready to help our clients in all markets. We can support your company via minimizing risk in high volume areas, routine disinfection of facilities, and preparation for re-opening.

Five Railyard Portfolio

August Mack was retained by a Michigan-based short line railroad company to perform Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) for five different railyards within the state. The purpose of this effort was to review each site’s history and evaluate the current conditions of each property in order to determine if any Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) … more »

267 Site RSRA Portfolio

August Mack was retained by an Ohio-based national bank holding company in order to carry out Record Search with Risk Assessments reviews (RSRAs) for 267 sites, pending their acquisition of another financial services company. These sites were located across Michigan and Wisconsin, as well as in Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois. The properties primarily consisted … more »

56 Site Gas Station Portfolio

August Mack was retained by a law firm in Indiana on behalf of an oil company to perform a series of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) pending the sale of the company. The job included a total of 56 sites, consisting of active gas stations with attached convenience stores and a few vacant lots … more »

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