San Francisco Bay Area Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Company

San Francisco Bay Area Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Company

San Francisco Bay Area Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Company Geo Forward is a San Francisco Bay Area Phase I Environmental Site Assessment company with projects throughout Northern California. The Bay Area team includes historians, scientists, and seasoned professionals with expertise in local geology, hydrogeology, and commercial land use. The Bay Area Team applies its…

Houston Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Company
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Houston Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Company

Houston Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Company Geo Forward is a preferred Houston Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment company. The Texas team is dedicated to preserving the industrial progress of the greater Houston area, with environmental compliance and sustainability. With highly efficient methods and technology, Geo Forward produces cost-effective environmental data, productive solutions, and action…

ASTM E1527-21 Standard for Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment
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ASTM E1527-21 Standard for Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

ASTM E1527-21 Standard Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Quarter four of the year 2021 entails an update to the ASTM Standard for Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment reports. The current ASTM standard for a Phase 1 ESA is “E1527-13.” Per a mandatory revision cycle, version E1527-21 proposes modern strategies to assess new and existing human…

Bowser Underground Gasoline Storage Tank & Pump

Bowser Underground Gasoline Storage Tank & Pump

Bowser Underground Gasoline Storage Tank & Storage Outfit Sylvanus Freelove (S.F.) Bowser is credited with inventing the first gasoline pump and storage tank combination in 1885. Originally, he invented the pump to dispense kerosene, but as the popularity of gasoline increased with the rise of the automobile, so too did the application of the Bowser…

How Long is a Phase 1 Environmental Assessment Good For?
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How Long is a Phase 1 Environmental Assessment Good For?

How Long is a Phase 1 Environmental Assessment Good For? A Phase 1 Environmental Assessment is good for one year in most cases. However, expiration also depends on the purpose of the report, and events that take place on the property. For instance, changing industry standards, new environmental conditions, and the CERCLA statutes of limitations…

Environmental Professional Definition
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Environmental Professional Definition

Environmental Professional Definition Environmental Professional: As per the EPA’s All Appropriate Inquiries Rule, an environmental professional is an environmental consultant that has an accredited education in earth or natural science, at least five years of formal training under another environmental professional, a professional state license, and maintains expert knowledge in the environmental geology, sustainability, and…

Boyle Dayton Los Angeles

Boyle Dayton Los Angeles

Boyle Dayton Los Angeles The Boyle Dayton Los Angeles Company was a reputable manufacturer and seller of fueling pumps and standalone underground tanks, for automobiles in the early 1900s. Unlike modern gasoline service stations, the Boyle Dayton Company was a specialty manufacturer of curbside fuel station accessories. Curbside fueling stations were common in America before…

Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Cost
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Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Cost

What is the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Cost As of the year 2024 a typical Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment cost ranges between $1,800 and $3,200. The price depends on the property size, location, and turnaround time. Sometimes, Phase 1 ESA prices can be as high as $6,500. For instance, a 3,000-sqft typical commercial…

Dry Cleaner Soil Contamination
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Dry Cleaner Soil Contamination

Dry Cleaner Soil Contamination Dry cleaner soil contamination issues are no mystery to commercial property owners and investors. Even when landlords trust their dry cleaning tenants to run a clean shop, the process remains stressful. For instance, soil contamination cleanup can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Additionally, time and development opportunities may be impacted….

Reporting the Results of Environmental Due Diligence Investigation
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Reporting the Results of Environmental Due Diligence Investigation

Reporting Results of Environmental Due Diligence Investigation “Are there requirements for reporting results of an Environmental Due Diligence Investigation to the government?” Each case is different. The answer is generally “no,” because ESA reports are typically proprietary. However, if there is any trace of danger or impact on the public’s health or well-being (in any…

Dry Cleaner Soil Testing
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Dry Cleaner Soil Testing

Dry Cleaner Soil Testing Dry cleaner soil testing is an environmental engineering and geology service that aims to determine the presence of chemical contamination to the subsurface, resulting from dry cleaning operations.┬áThe primary contaminant of concern during dry cleaner soil testing is tetrachloroethylene (PCE), as well as its break-down products. PCE is a manufactured volatile…

What is a Brownfield Site and Brownfields?
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What is a Brownfield Site and Brownfields?

What is a Brownfield Site (Brownfields)? A Brownfield site is real property with plans for redevelopment, that has the potential presence of pollution and subsurface hazardous substance contamination. And the Brownfields Revitalization and Environmental Restoration Act of 2001 (also known as the Brownfields Act) encourages environmental remediation when and where necessary. The act is a…

What is a Phase II ESA in Real Estate Due Diligence?
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What is a Phase II ESA in Real Estate Due Diligence?

What is a Phase II ESA in Real Estate Due Diligence? The term “Phase II ESA” is short for Phase II Subsurface Investigation. It is an environmental due diligence report that typically follows the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment process when recognized environmental conditions are apparent. During the commercial real estate due diligence period, this…