ASTM Standard for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments Awaits Approval

ASTM Standard 1527-13 for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments is now on the streets but it does not have EPA’s stamp of approval quite yet.  In August, EPA issued a final rule stating that the soon-to-be-released 1527-13 Standard would be acceptable, alternatively, to the 1527-05 Standard.  In reaction to a slew of comments which were […]

NEW ASTM Standard to be Published Next Week

ASTM E1527-05 (2013) “Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process”  has passed balloting by the technical committee and should be available to the public next week.   SMG will review this version of the standard and provide a summary of the approved changes in a future notice.  We will also explain […]

New Phase I ASTM Standard Coming!

We expect that ASTM will publish a revision to the ASTM E 1527 standard (Phase I ESAs) in late 2013.  The 2013 version will be the sixth revision since the standard’s initial publication in 1993. The last revision to the E 1527 Standard was in 2005, after EPA’s “All Appropriate Inquiries” rule was promulgated. Three […]