PFAS: No Longer “Non-Scope”

In April 2024, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice that a final rule for publication will be submitted, designating Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) as “hazardous substances” under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). The final rule was published on May 8, 2024, [...]

By |2024-06-11T12:25:45-04:00June 11, 2024|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Is There a Difference Between Ohio EPA VAP and Other Environmental Due Diligence Tools?

Are you considering purchasing a commercial or industrial property that may have environmental contamination?  Are you curious about the difference between the Ohio EPA Voluntary Action Program and ASTM Phase I ESA/Bona Fide Prospective Purchaser Defense? Since 1994, the only way for a purchaser in Ohio to receive a release [...]

By |2023-01-23T09:38:50-05:00January 23, 2023|Due Diligence, News|0 Comments

Environmental Business Risk in Commercial Real Estate Transactions

While ASTM defines Business Environmental Risk (BERs) specifically, all conditions identified in environmental due diligence could be characterized as Business Risks with potential time, cost, stigma, and other obstacles to completing a transaction or preserving a real estate asset. This webinar will address examples of conditions encountered and the art [...]

By |2022-11-11T16:31:44-05:00November 9, 2022||0 Comments
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