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PCBs – A Question of Due Diligence

The use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) was widespread before 1977, and the health risks associated with PCBs are well known. PCBs have been widely studied, analyzed, regulated, and managed since the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was passed in 1976. Over the nearly four decades since 1977, PCBs have been found in a wide variety…

Guiding Property Managers through Environmental Issues

Guiding Property Managers through Environmental Issues Property Managers are an indispensable part of the real estate industry.  They are the “eye on” people dealing with everything from tenant relations to trash disposal, and are the early warning in keeping the property in good order. Today, they are usually third party entities who contract with the…

Pre-Lease Phase I Environmental Site Assessments

Our Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) practice most commonly focuses on pre-loan and pre-acquisition due diligence, but pre-lease Phase I ESAs are common enough.    In this blog I seek to highlight the value equation for pre-please Phase I ESAs as well as give users the tools to decide what, if any, environmental due diligence…