Navigating PFAS in 2024, Part II: No Longer “Non-Scope”

The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) classification of Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) as hazardous substances is a significant shift in the environmental due diligence world. The designation of PFOS and PFOA compounds as hazardous substances reinforces the need for more robust environmental assessments as part of [...]

By |2024-06-10T10:14:37-04:00June 6, 2024||0 Comments

Getting Ready for a Phase I

What can trigger the need for a Phase I and how can your facility be prepared? What can you expect from the assessment process and what is a "REC"? Join us for this upcoming webinar as we get into the fundamentals of Phase Is and how you and your facility [...]

By |2024-03-22T15:21:50-04:00March 22, 2024||0 Comments

Environmental Due Diligence: Understanding Phase I Site Assessments and Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs)

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) are performed in order to identify any known or potential environmental issues that may have impacted or have the potential to impact the property. These assessments consist of a research-based investigation involving an inspection to observe current property operations, historical research of past uses, [...]

By |2023-07-14T15:52:52-04:00July 14, 2023|News|0 Comments

A New Phase I ESA Standard: What Has Changed and How Does it Affect My Environmental Due Diligence?

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) was recently revised and published in November of 2021 as ASTM E1527-21.  The reason for the revisions is that all ASTM standards have an 8-year shelf life.  Once you approach the shelf life of [...]

By |2023-07-14T15:15:36-04:00July 14, 2023|News|0 Comments

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments: Key Considerations and Practical Insights into Recognized Environmental Conditions

There are several factors that should be taken into consideration when evaluating recognized environmental conditions (RECs) during a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA). RECs are found on industrial and commercial properties for a variety of causes. This webinar will dive into what is evaluated to determine RECs, their potential [...]

By |2023-07-18T09:30:41-04:00May 24, 2023||0 Comments

Basics of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA) is a common report used to identify potential or existing environmental contamination liabilities for real estate transactions.  A Phase I can provide important information about a property, but can also be overlooked as simply a check box on long list of [...]

By |2022-10-12T10:50:28-04:00October 11, 2022|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Why All the Fuss About Mold?

Molds are naturally occurring in the environment and are found almost everywhere, including indoors. However, at high concentrations, molds can affect the health of humans, especially immunocompromised or hypersensitive individuals. Exposure to molds, and the mycotoxins they produce, can lead to adverse health effects, such as fungal infections, rash, fever, [...]

By |2022-09-01T13:02:03-04:00November 22, 2021|Building Sciences, News|0 Comments
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