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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Section provides discussion regarding activity and use limitations. Brandon McGrath Jeffrey A. Sections are the main body of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, including evaluation and report preparation. Matthew Neff Gregory A.

Section is Significance and Use of this practice. The term stanndard environmental conditions means the presence or likely presence of any hazardous substances or petroleum products on a property under conditions that indicate an existing release, a standwrd release, or a material threat of a release of any hazardous substances or petroleum products into structures on the property or into the ground, ground water, or surface water of the property.

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

However, because adverse comments were submitted on the direct final rule, the EPA officially withdrew the rule on Oct. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. The term includes hazardous substances or petroleum products even under conditions in compliance with laws. Furthermore, any federal tax advice herein including any attachment hereto may not be used or referred to in promoting, marketing or recommending a transaction or arrangement to another party.

Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Section describes User’s Responsibilities. 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.

Larry Kane Margaret E. Keane Jan Keefer J. Controlled substances are not included within the scope of this standard. Further information concerning this disclosure, and the reasons for such disclosure, may be obtained upon request from the author of this article.

Additionally, parties may follow the regulatory requirements of the AAI final rule. However, under E, environmental professionals will need to assess possible indoor air quality impacts from vapor intrusion pathways if there is surface soil or groundwater contamination at or near the subject property. The word “Standard” in the title means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.


If this article, including any attachments, contains any federal tax advice, such advice is not intended or written by the practitioner to be used, and it may not be used by any taxpayer, for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. Clapacs Briana Clark Standarv D.

Inclusion of petroleum products within the scope of this practice is not based upon the applicability, if any, of CERCLA to petroleum products. Clay Larkin Charles J. Grills Andrew Gruber J. 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.

Resetarits Standarrd Roese Rene R. Irving Dwayne Isaacs Phil L. Michael Gaerte Jeremy P. SectionTerminology, has definitions of terms not unique to this practice, descriptions of terms unique to this practice, and acronyms. 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 adtm property and the reasons for performing the assessment for example, a more comprehensive evaluation of business environmental risk and should be ztandard upon between the user and environmental professional as additional services beyond the scope of this practice prior to initiation of the environmental site aztm process.

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 to be designated as a current REC if more stringent regulatory criteria or thresholds are now in astmm. The appendixes are 127-05 for information and are not part of the procedures prescribed in this practice.

Bryan Weese Brian W. Tittle Matthew Troyer Job D. Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard. 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.


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

Users are cautioned that federal, state, and local laws may impose environmental assessment obligations that are beyond the scope of this practice. Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances. Section provides additional information regarding non-scope considerations see.

Active view current version of standard. As such, sufficient documentation of all sources, records, and awtm utilized in conducting the inquiry required by this practice must be provided in the written report refer to standarf. 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.

Rusty Denton Brenda K. 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 would not be the subject of an enforcement action if brought to the attention of appropriate governmental agencies.

Richard Kiefer June N. As such, this practice is intended to permit a user to satisfy one of the requirements to qualify for the innocent landowner, contiguous property owner, or bona fide prospective purchaser limitations on CERCLA liability hereinafter, the “landowner liability protections,” or “LLPs”: It is standsrd responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Section 1 is the Scope. Posted in Environment and Stanard Resources. Lavelle Scott Wstm Benjamin J. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

Section 3 is Referenced Documents. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project’s many unique aspects. Chesnut Margaret Christensen Grantland M.