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8 Actions To Take if You Believe You Have a Sinkhole

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | February 1, 2017

This is the second in a series of three blogs about sinkholes. Check out our first one, Defining Sinkholes and Their Causes, here.

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Defining Sinkholes and Their Causes

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | January 25, 2017

To help you understand the basics of a sinkhole, we have put together this brief blog post to define exactly what sinkholes are, what causes them, and the ways in which you can determine if you have one.

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3 Criteria for Evaluating Environmental Site Assessments

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | January 9, 2017

When acquiring a site for development, a potentially costly risk is having to clean up hazardous waste and/or remediate environmental dangers within the site’s boundaries. That is why you must have a professional environmental services company perform an environmental site assessment (ESA) prior to acquiring the site in question to minimize your risk.

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Topics: Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Environmental Due Diligence, Regulations, Brownfields

How to Select the Right Environmental Testing Services Provider

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | December 29, 2016

When hiring an environmental services provider, it is critical that you control several factors to keep costs down and arrive at results as fast as possible, without sacrificing quality. Four factors are critical to selecting the right provider to cost-efficiently succeed at a high-quality environmental site assessment (ESA). They include the following: 

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate

Benefits of Combining Environmental Remediation and Geotechnical Services

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | December 14, 2016

Many developers incur unnecessary costs by parsing out site investigation services. Two of the most common sets of services ─ Environmental Remediation Services and Geotechnical Services ─ can often be combined to save developers resources, time, and money.

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7 Criteria for Choosing an Environmental Remediation Services Company

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | December 8, 2016

Today, businesses face strict environmental regulations from a complex web of federal, state and local government bodies. As such, you must ensure that you are optimally supported by your environmental remediation services provider. Having the right provider is critical to quickly and cost-efficiently completing your developmental projects and maximizing revenue and profit margins. To greatly improve your odds of hiring the right environmental remediation services company, evaluate the following seven criteria:

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Operating Underground Storage Tanks: Reminder

Posted by Bill Alpine     | November 9, 2016

I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual meeting of the Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (“ASTSWMO”). ASTSWMO, to those unfamiliar with the organization, was established in 1974 to enhance and promote effective state and territorial environmental programs.  The annual meeting afforded me a great opportunity to hear and see the perspectives from regulators and industry experts on current issues affecting the use and operation of underground storage tanks (“USTs”).  While these issues are not necessarily new, hearing about firsthand experiences truly helps to put things into perspective.  Two sessions in particular did just that for me.

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Topics: Regulations, Tanks

Records Retention for Storage Tank Owners

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | September 21, 2016

What are the Requirements for Storage Tank Records?

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Topics: Tanks

Creating and Implementing Effective Emergency Response Plans

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | September 16, 2016

What is an Emergency Response Plan?

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Topics: Health & Safety

Benefits of a Comprehensive Storage Tank Compliance Program

Posted by Nicole Ghedini     | August 16, 2016

What is a Storage Tank Compliance Program?

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Topics: Regulations, Tanks

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