The Alphabet Soup of Ohio Due Diligence – AAI/ASTM/BFPP/VAP

Environmental due diligence, it’s not just a game of alphabet soup. From ESA, TSA, ASTM, AAI, REC, CERCLA, RCRA, UST, VAP, BFPP, COC, BUSTR, SBA to VI, the acronyms are plentiful. Should you conduct an ASTM/AAI Phase I, or a TSA, or maybe go through the VAP? Do you have [...]

By |2021-04-15T15:53:47-04:00April 15, 2021|News|0 Comments

The Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense in Ohio

The time has come for Ohio to join the list of states that have incorporated the federal Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser (BFPP) defense to CERCLA liability. In 1980, Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund.  This law provided broad federal authority to [...]

By |2020-11-20T10:57:41-05:00October 30, 2020|News|0 Comments

Closure: We All Strive For It, But What Does It Really Mean?

The word “closure” has many meanings in the English language, including the more general - “a condition of being closed”, and the more ethereal - “an often comforting or satisfying sense of finality, or something that provides such a sense” (Merriam-Webster).  In the environmental world, closure can have a similar [...]

By |2020-08-11T14:22:06-04:00July 27, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments
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