The Transaction Screen – Potential Option to Phase I ESA on Selected Properties
A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) should be performed under the guidelines of ASTM Method E1527-13 and in compliance with the regulations of U. S. EPA All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI). The Phase I ESA is generally the baseline requirement for real estate loans. The Phase I ESA is also a great idea for cash […]
Super Fun with Superfund
Whitehead E. S. conducted a Phase I ESA and subsequent Phase II Investigation for a client that wanted to purchase a property in the Dallas area that was a closed State Superfund case. The project Site consisted of the Superfund site (former plating company) and an adjacent property used for storage. At the time of […]
Subchapter T: To Permit or Not To Permit, That is the Question
Whitehead E. S. routinely works with buyers/sellers of commercial real estate on a full range of environmental concerns. In Dallas, this includes building structures on closed landfills. In many cases, the former landfill was an unknown that was identified or suspected in the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA). This is especially the case along IH-35 in Dallas […]
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap!
Whitehead E. S. worked side-by-side with a local remediation firm, Environmental Logistics Company (ELC), to close a Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) case on a dry cleaner located in Fort Worth, Texas. The Site was impacted with chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) including tetrachloroethene (commonly referred to as “perc”) and its common degradation products in the […]