Phase I Environmental Site Assessments in Fort Worth

With the opening of our new office, Whitehead Environmental Services is now offering Phase I ESAs in Fort Worth, Texas. An ESA, or environmental site assessment, is a tool that helps you evaluate the environmental condition of a property usually before a transaction of that property. If you discover environmental contamination on the land after […]

Getting a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) in San Antonio

How to get a Phase I ESA in San Antonio

With the opening of our new office, Whitehead Environmental Services is now offering Phase I ESAs in San Antonio, Texas. An ESA, or environmental site assessment, is an assessment of property value that helps identify environmental concerns before you buy the property. This helps you make sure that you go into a real estate deal […]

San Antonio, TX Office: We’re Growing!

We are excited to announce that Whitehead E. S. is expanding our reach to South-Central Texas! Starting January 2021, Whitehead E. S. will officially open a new office in San Antonio, located at 1100 NW Loop 410 Ste. 700 San Antonio, TX 78213. Environmental services offered from our San Antonio office will include Phase I […]

Whitehead E. S. Now Provides Environmental Compliance Services

Whitehead E. S. is expanding our Texas environmental services to include environmental compliance projects at industrial facilities and Oil & Gas sites. These services include the following: · Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWP3); · Oil Spill Prevention and preparedness with Spill Prevention Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans; · Pollution prevention (P2) Plans/waste minimization with […]

Going West – Fort Worth, TX Office

Whitehead E. S. is developing our Fort Worth, Texas office. Fred Nawrocki, a Texas Professional Geoscientist (P.G.) has been running the office and focuses on assessment, remediation, and regulatory closure of industrial facilities and oil & gas sites. The office is expanding with new environmental compliance services including Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWP3), Spill […]

TCEQ File Requests – Covid-19 Update

TCEQ sign in Austin, TX

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted our ability to obtain environmental records and information from various government agencies. In response to the Governor’s declaration of a State of Disaster, many government offices, including the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Central File Room, are operating remotely and have been unable to fulfill information requests as […]

Expanding our Environmental Services: Storm Water Pollution Planning (SWP3)

Whitehead E. S. is expanding our environmental services with the added capability of Storm Water Pollution Planning (SWP3). Over the years, our staff has assisted a wide range of clients including industrial facilities and oil & gas sites with their stormwater pollution planning needs.  Our staff can now provide you with expert stormwater pollution planning including […]

PST Removal and Closure of Former Bread Facility in Dallas

Whitehead E. S. recently assisted a client in closing a former bakery in Dallas through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ’s) Petroleum Storage Tank (PST) Program.  The property historically operated as a distribution facility for baked bread from at least 1950 until 1970.  During that time, a 1,000-gallon gasoline underground storage tank (UST) was […]

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 […]

Doing Good Things in Tough Times

While doing a routine check of our office property in Plano, we came across an unexpected visitor behind our storage shed. A lost dog had wandered onto the Whitehead E. S. office property and was visibly very scared. Mikaela Brown, a new Whitehead E. S. employee, gave her some cheese and water to try to […]