With this additional certification, American Environmental is eligible to participate as a DBE on MTA, New York State Department of Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority federally assisted projects in their certified areas of service including Environmental Consulting Services, Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
, Subsurface Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Sites.
Not every environmental consultant who hangs a shingle is qualified to conduct an AAI-compliant Phase I environmental site assessment
. On the contrary--only inquiries conducted by environmental professionals who meet EPA's strict definition for experience, education and certification will qualify an individual for CERCLA liability protection.
To determine their risk and to avoid such a scenario, lenders have in the past required businesses seeking a property loan to perform a "Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
." The assessment gives an account of the property's past usage and helps pinpoint possible hazardous contamination.
For real estate property managers and management companies, there are many reasons for having a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
The instruction offered in this new computer-based training product is presented by experts -- the developers of E1527, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
Process and E 1528, Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Transaction Screen Process.
"We advocated breaking the Phase I site assessment into two parts -- the Transaction Screen Process and the full Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
, which did happen."
If it is commercial real estate property, get a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
. An environmental lawyer can be helpful in defining the scope of the work to be performed in an effort to control expenses, since different types of properties demand different levels of examination.
A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
(ESA) is the gold standard for evaluating the environmental liability associated with a real estate asset.
Lenders are realizing that environmental insurance also solves problems that Phase I environmental site assessment
reports cannot, such as transferring future risk over the life of the loan.
Environmental Considerations: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
and recommended mitigation or remediation as required.