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Environmental Due Diligence – Part II
Last time, we described how environmental due diligence is often viewed as an ‘unnecessary’ lender requirement. However, well-educ...
Basics of Environmental Due Diligence – Part I
When a buyer considers purchasing a property, lenders often require that the property’s condition be evaluated using a process cal...
EPA Clean Water Act Rule
After more than a million public comments, the EPA released a final rule on May 27 addressing the definition of what constitutes j...
Changes to Virginia’s Asbestos Regulations
Regulations involving asbestos have been around since the 1970s. In general, there have been relatively few significant regulatory...
Don’t Let Brownfields Scare You Away from Developing a Promising Site
Developers and financial institutions can be leery of projects that require redevelopment of contaminated properties because they’...
EPA Lead Based Paint Regulations - Renovation, Repair, Painting (RRP) Rule
Lead is highly toxic and affects virtually every system of the human body. Children are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning. T...
Chesapeake Bay TMDL
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) website( http://www.epa.gov/reg3wapd/tmdl/ ), “A Total Maximum Daily Load (...
New Phase I ESA Standard to be Issued by ASTM
The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) has long been the industry standard to evaluate potential environmental concerns i...
Vapor Migration and Due Diligence
The migration, accumulation, and intrusion of harmful vapors into buildings from contaminated soil and/or groundwater has been a f...
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