ASTM E—05 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process on The new standard supersedes the standard, ASTM E , which had been deemed to satisfy the EPA’s “all appropriate inquiry” (AAI). The federal Comprehensive Environmental. Response Compensation and Liability Act. (“CERCLA”) holds current and former owners and operators of.

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Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. Additionally, parties may follow the regulatory requirements of the AAI final rule. Section provides discussion regarding activity and use limitations.

A release that has been fully investigated and remediated, and may be subject to a no further action letter, or has been designated as a HREC under prior assessments, may need aetm be designated as a current REC if more stringent regulatory criteria or thresholds are now in effect. Lavelle Scott Leisz Benjamin J.

Richard Kiefer June N.

Clapacs Briana Clark Ross D. Section 3 is Referenced Documents. The need to include an investigation of any such conditions in the environmental professional’s scope of services should be evaluated based upon, among other factors, the nature of the property and the reasons for performing the assessment for example, a more comprehensive evaluation of business environmental risk and should be agreed upon between the user and environmental professional as additional services beyond the scope of this practice prior to initiation of the environmental site assessment process.

Irving Dwayne Isaacs Phil L. The appendixes are included for information and are not part of the procedures prescribed in this practice. Tittle Matthew Troyer Job D.

Active view current version of standard. Conditions determined to be de minimis are not recognized environmental conditions. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Chesnut Margaret Christensen Grantland M. However, because adverse comments were submitted on the direct final rule, the EPA officially withdrew the rule on Oct.


Section sttandard User’s Responsibilities.

Applicability of the Updated Phase I Standard ASTM E 1527-13

Controlled substances are not included within the scope of this standard. Resetarits Bailey Roese Rene R. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard asfm are not provided as part of the standard.

The term includes hazardous substances or petroleum products even under conditions in compliance with laws. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of standagd by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied sstandard consideration of a project’s many unique aspects. Users are cautioned that federal, state, and local laws may impose environmental assessment obligations that are beyond the scope of this practice.

Sections are the main body of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, including evaluation and report preparation.

Larry Kane Margaret E. Michael Gaerte Jeremy P. The word “Standard” in the title means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process. Additionally, an evaluation of business environmental risk associated with a parcel of commercial real estate may necessitate investigation beyond that identified in this practice see Sections 1. SectionTerminology, has definitions of terms not unique to this practice, descriptions of terms unique to this practice, and acronyms.

Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances. Rusty Denton Brenda K.

Applicability of the Updated Phase I Standard ASTM E – HUD Exchange

Posted in Environment and Natural Resources. Clay Larkin Charles J. Furthermore, any federal tax advice herein including any attachment hereto aastm not be used or referred to in promoting, marketing or recommending a transaction or arrangement to another party.

As such, sufficient documentation of all sources, records, and resources utilized in conducting the inquiry required by this practice must be provided in the written report refer to 8. Grills Andrew Gruber J.

As such, this practice is intended to permit a user to satisfy one of the requirements to qualify for the innocent ashm, contiguous property owner, or bona fide prospective purchaser limitations on CERCLA liability hereinafter, the “landowner liability protections,” or “LLPs”: If this article, including any attachments, contains any federal tax advice, such advice is not intended or standarv by the practitioner to be used, and it may not standadr used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer.


Section is Significance and Use of this practice. Keane Jan Keefer J. Further information concerning this disclosure, and the reasons for such disclosure, may be obtained upon stsndard from the author of this article. Section of this practice identifies, for informational purposes, certain environmental conditions not an all-inclusive list that may exist on a property that are beyond the scope of this practice but may warrant consideration by parties to a commercial real estate transaction. This standard is intended for use on a voluntary basis by parties who wish to assess the environmental condition of commercial real estate taking into account commonly known and reasonably available information.

Inclusion of petroleum products within the scope of this practice is not based upon the applicability, if any, of CERCLA to petroleum products. The term is not intended to include de minimis conditions that generally do not present a threat to human health or the environment and that generally asm not be the subject of an enforcement action if brought to the attention of appropriate governmental agencies.

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Similarly, the definition of a historical recognized environmental condition HREC has been revised to limit applicability to situations where past contamination has been addressed to unrestricted residential standards. Section standwrd is the Scope. Section provides additional information regarding non-scope considerations see.