How Long Is a Phase I ESA Valid?

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Six months is the generally accepted answer that environmental engineers give when asked how long a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is valid. An ESA is usually good for 6 months as-is.  However, various factors may influence the need for a new assessment. From 6-12 months, an ESA should be updated wherever necessary.  After … Read more

How Environmental Engineering Can Safeguard Banks and Insurance Companies Against Costly Environmental Violations

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In recent years, environmental issues have taken center stage in global discourse, prompting governments and regulatory bodies to enact stringent environmental protection laws. For banks and insurance companies considering issuing loans to potential land purchasers, conducting thorough due diligence to avoid environmental violations is paramount. Hiring environmental engineers can be a proactive step towards safeguarding … Read more

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