Environmental Ethics: How Does Your Ethical Yardstick Measure Up?

How do you as an individual know what is right and what is wrong? How do we as a society determine what is moral? Where are those individual and/or societal lessons learned? The concepts of right and wrong have been debated for centuries and continue to this day. To improve [...]

By |2022-01-31T14:36:41-05:00January 31, 2022|News|0 Comments

#LookbackFriday: Environmental Edition

Several of the most popular social media trends to recently sweep social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all have a common theme – looking back at the past and comparing it to today. Challenges like “10 Year Challenge!” “How it Went…How It’s Going” or “#LookbackFriday” are interesting to [...]

By |2022-01-31T10:43:31-05:00January 31, 2022|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

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

Understanding Soil Management Plans

Cleaning up contaminated properties can take a long time at great expense. In most cases, conducting a completely “clean” cleanup is not always feasible and can be cost-prohibitive. As a result, risk-based closures are becoming more common, which means residual contamination remains behind and environmental restrictions are applied to the [...]

By |2021-02-12T08:48:07-05:00January 6, 2021|Uncategorized|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

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.

Understanding Soil Management Plans

Cleaning up contaminated properties can take a long time and incur great expense. In most cases, complete cleanup is not feasible and is cost prohibitive. As a result, residual contamination may remain and institutional controls, such as an environmental restrictive covenant (ERC) are applied to the property. These restrictions are [...]

By |2020-08-11T15:50:56-04:00March 10, 2020|News, Site Closure|0 Comments
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