The Connection Between Hurricanes and Indoor Air Quality

When we think of the damage that hurricanes can inflict upon our communities, our minds don’t immediately go to indoor air quality.

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An Apple a Day: Environmental Considerations for Healthcare Providers
Don't Shed a Tear for Tier IIs: An Overview of Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know and SA
Vapor Intrusion: Is Your Data Telling You The Truth?
Thanks for the Many (Environmental) Memories
Vapor Intrusion in Ohio: What You Need to Know - Marketing Department

Vapor intrusion, referred to simply as VI, is the migration of volatile chemicals from the subsurface into overlying buildings.  Common sources of volatile chemicals associated with VI include dry cleaners (tetrachloroethene, or PCE), degreasing operations at auto shops or factories (trichloroethene (TCE), PCE and other volatile organic compounds), and gas stations (benzene and naphthalene from fuels).


   Post Date: 8/30/2018

Reminder - Tomorrow's Webinar: Vapor Intrusion in Ohio: What You Need to Know - Marketing Department

Vapor intrusion is a relatively new environmental field. It is also the most common environmental impediment to site closure and property transaction in the marketplace today.


   Post Date: 7/24/2018

Tenants Gain Broader Liability Protection Under CERCLA - Marketing Department

Buried in 800-plus pages of the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act is a change broadening the bona fide prospective purchaser (BFPP) defense for tenants under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). New amendments make clear that a tenant at an industrial or manufacturing site can claim the BFPP defense to escape what would otherwise be joint and several owner/operator liability when leasing a previously contaminated property.


   Post Date: 7/5/2018

e-Manifest System: What You Need to Know - Marketing Department

For years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working toward establishing a national system to track hazardous waste manifests electronically under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). This system, known as “e-Manifest,” is set to launch on June 30, 2018.


   Post Date: 6/29/2018

BUILD Act Includes Added Protection and Incentives for Brownfield Redevelopment - Marketing Department

The Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act (BUILD Act) is noteworthy when considering how rarely environmental legislation is passed by U.S. Congress. Signed on March 23, the act provides additional protections, resources, and incentives to public and private brownfield redevelopments and encourages development of renewable and energy-efficiency projects on them.


   Post Date: 6/27/2018

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