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Data Gaps & Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

by Dennis

Learn what data gaps are in a Phase I ESA.

When it comes to Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, it's pretty common that people either learn about the need for one at the 11th hour during a real-estate transaction, or they flat out forgot and are scrambling to get one quickly. Regardless, just like anything else in this world, when you work fast, and get something done at the last minute, there are inherit risks that you should be aware of, which in this case, are data gaps in a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment.

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SWPPP Requirements & Florida Construction Generic Permit (CGP)

by Chris

Learn about the Florida CGP & SWPPP Requirements

NPDES permits often require the permittee to do certain things. That can be anything from inspecting their facility or site, monitoring the water discharging off-site, required annual stormwater training on relevant topics related to NPDES permitting, as well as other things.

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Topics: NPDES Permitting, Stormwater Permits, Florida Construction General Permit, Construction Stormwater Permit, Florida Stormwater Permits, SWPPP, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

[VIDEO] Phase I ESA Costs vs Phase II ESA Costs

by Dennis

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Costs vs Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Costs [TRANSCRIPT]

Understanding the costs that are involved when it comes to a Phase I or Phase II Environmental Site Assessment is crucial. Since many people aren't familiar with what's involved with either process, we get a lot of people asking us the same question over and over again, which is what is the difference in cost between a Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment?

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Topics: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Florida Stormwater Permit (MSGP) Costs Explained

by Chris

Learn about costs associated with the Florida Multi-Sector General Stormwater Permit.

If you need to get covered under the Florida MSGP, it's natural to wonder what it's going to cost you and your business. When running a business, people always say you need to spend money to make money. Another thing to consider is you need to spend money to stay out of trouble (aka, stay in compliance). You need to invest time and money to ensure you remain on the right side of any rules or regulations or laws that apply to you, and that includes the Multi-Sector General Stormwater Permit in Florida.

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Topics: NPDES Permitting, Industrial Stormwater Permits, MSGP Stormwater Permits, Florida MSGP, Stormwater Permits, Stormwater Training

Why does my bank want me to get a Phase I or Phase II ESA?

by Dennis

Learn why banks require a Phase I ESA.

When it comes to purchasing or refinancing a piece of property, a lot of people end up having questions around the Phase I and Phase II ESA process. One of the most common things we hear is people wondering why their bank is requiring a Phase I, or in some cases, a Phase II ESA at a piece of property. So whether this wasn't properly explained to you by a bank or lending institution, or you aren't entirely sure what a Phase I ESA actually is, if you're wondering why a bank might require a Phase I or Phase II ESA, we'll try to answer that question as easily and transparently as possible. Just bear in mind we aren't a bank, but this article mirrors conversations we've had with folks in the financial realm when it comes to Phase I work.

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Topics: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Who needs a Florida MSGP (Multi-Sector General Permit) Stormwater Discharge Permit?

by Chris

We discuss who may need coverage under the MSGP stormwater permit in Florida.

Knowing if rules and regulations apply to you is a never-ending task, especially when it comes to environmental regulations such as NPDES stormwater permits. Since there are a lot of stormwater permit options out there, knowing which one applies to you, or which one you are covered by, is imperative for knowing where to start. If you aren't sure if you're covered under the Multi-Sector General Stormwater Permit in Florida, you've come to the right place.

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Topics: Stormwater Permits, Florida MSGP, MSGP Stormwater Permits, Industrial Stormwater Permits, NPDES Permitting

How much does a Phase I ESA cost in Florida?

by Doug

Learn how much a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment might cost in Florida.

Regardless of whether you're new to the topic of a Phase I ESA in Florida, or you're familiar with them, one of the primary questions we get folks asking us is simply, what's the price? It's never been easier to find the price of anything before thanks to the internet, so it makes sense that a lot of people are looking around and asking us how much does a Phase I ESA cost in Florida.

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Topics: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment