Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Grants in North Carolina

The North Carolina Division of Water Resources (DWR) is seeking proposals for award of federal fiscal year 2021 319(h) grant funds to implement watershed restoration plans that will help restore waters impaired by nonpoint sources of pollution. For FY 2021, North Carolina expects to receive $1.3 Million from the U.S.

By |2021-03-26T11:55:43-04:00March 23rd, 2021|General, Land & Water|

Ward Marotti Participates in Environmental Management Commission Meeting

On March 11, Ward Marotti attended the full EMC meeting re: Action Item II.6, 21-11 Request For Approval of 30-day Waiver and to Proceed to Public Notice and Public Hearing for Proposed Temporary Rules 15A NCAC 02H .1301 (Revision) and 15A NCAC 02H .1400 (.1401 through .1405) Click here for

By |2021-03-26T12:05:17-04:00March 18th, 2021|General, Land & Water|

WEBINAR: ASTM Revisions – Will the New Standard Phase 1 ESAs Cost More?

In 1993, the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) published what is considered to be the industry standard for the initial phase of environmental due diligence in commercial and industrial property transactions. The US EPA has included reference to the use of the ASTM Standard Phase 1 ESA in

By |2021-03-08T17:55:39-04:00March 8th, 2021|Company Updates, Events, General, Risk Management|

New “Phase 1 Environmental Assessment” Standard Being Studied in ASTM Workgroup—Property Transaction and Loan Processing of Residential and Commercial Deals will be Affected

The American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) has proposed an update to the standard protocols for performing “Phase 1 Environmental Assessments” (Phase 1’s).  The proposed changes and updates are driven in part by some EPA rules that reference the current ASTM Standard (ASTM E1527-13) as a method to achieve

By |2021-02-24T16:23:43-04:00March 2nd, 2021|General|

NC DWR “Non-404” Wetland Permit Rules Create Uncertainty—Spangler Environmental Representing NC Homebuilders Association in Negotiations with Agency

As many in the development and economic development industries already know, the NC DWR has proposed rules to the Environmental Management Commission (EMC) that assert state jurisdiction over those wetlands that are located between those regulated through the State’s Isolated Wetland Rules and those regulated under section 404 of the

By |2021-02-24T12:28:50-04:00February 24th, 2021|General|

WOTUS Webinar Part 2 (Replay)

Watch the replay of our webinar: Waters of the United States 2020: Part 2: Implementation, State Regulations & Proposed Nationwide Permit and Regional Conditions Changes. Presented by Ward Marotti, Spangler Environmental, Inc.

By |2021-02-04T16:48:08-04:00February 4th, 2021|General|

Upcoming Webinar: Waters of the United States 2020

Waters of the United States 2020: How to Reduce Project Costs and Expedite Implementation Spangler Environmental Inc. (SEI) has completed an evaluation of how the definition of Waters of the United States, as stated in the Final Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), published in the Federal Register on 21 April 2020,

By |2020-10-26T14:36:08-04:00October 21st, 2020|Company Updates, Events|
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