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… Read More »Bowser Underground Gasoline Storage Tank & Pump
Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment
Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) A Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) evaluates the potential dangers to people where there may be some exposure to chemical contaminants in soil, groundwater, ambient air, or soil-gas. Typically, the recommendation for an HHRA stems… Read More »Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA)
Phase 2 Environmental Recommendation in a Phase 1 Environmental Report? In some cases, there may be a Phase 2 Environmental recommendation for a property, resulting from a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment. Typically, this occurs when one or more Recognizable… Read More »Phase 2 Environmental Recommendation from Phase 1 Environmental?
What is Contamination Remediation after a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment? Contamination Remediation refers to the process of cleaning up a property with contamination issues that are usually discovered during the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) and Phase 2… Read More »What is Contamination Remediation after a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment?
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… Read More »How Long is a Phase 1 Environmental Assessment Good For?
What is the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process? The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment process comprises a rigorous review of a property’s history, along with a physical inspection of the current conditions. And the end result is a lengthy… Read More »What is the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process?
Phase 2 Environmental Screening Level Numbers Phase 2 Environmental Screening Level Numbers are comparative concentrations of chemicals in soil or soil-gas, which represent a threshold for human health concern. In a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment, these numbers are tools… Read More »Phase 2 Environmental Screening Level Numbers
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… Read More »Environmental Professional Definition
ASTM Recognized Environmental Condition (REC) What is a Recognized Environmental Condition (REC)? A simplified definition of a recognized environmental condition (REC) is any occurrence whereby: 1). actual pollution of the environment is occurring; 2). the threat of pollution of the… Read More »Recognized Environmental Condition (REC) Definition
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… Read More »Boyle Dayton Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Well Permit & Drilling Permit Per the Department of Public Health Drinking Water Program, a “Los Angeles County Well Permit and Drilling Permit” is mandatory for most environmental, geotechnical and hydro-geological projects in LA County. As of August… Read More »Los Angeles County Well Permit and Drilling Permit
Phase 1 Reliance Letter Cost & Price A Phase 1 Reliance Letter cost can vary. However, typical prices for a Phase 1 ESA Reliance Letter range from $250 to $600. Moreover, prices for a Phase 1 ESA and Phase 2 ESA Reliance… Read More »Phase 1 Reliance Letter Cost & Price
De Minimis Condition in Phase 1 ESA Reports? A de minimis condition, as per the ASTM E1527 Standard for Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment reports, is a property condition that doesn’t pose a threat to human health or the environment.… Read More »De Minimis Condition in Phase 1 ESA Reports?
Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Cost As of the year 2022, 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… Read More »Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Cost
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 run a clean shop, the process remains stressful. For instance, soil contamination cleanup can… Read More »Dry Cleaner Soil Contamination
Reporting Results of an 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… Read More »Reporting the Results of an Environmental Due Diligence Investigation
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. The primary contaminant of concern during dry cleaner soil… Read More »Dry Cleaner Soil Testing
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… Read More »What is a Brownfield Site and Brownfields?
Price of Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Phase II ESA Cost The price of a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment can vary, depending on the aspects of a property. The Phase II Environmental Site Assessment cost is typically between $5,000… Read More »Price of Phase II Environmental Site Assessment & Phase II ESA Cost