Dear Clients and Service Partners: As 2021 comes to a close, we want to say “Thank you!” to you for your role in our achievements over this past year. We are blessed to have you as a partner. Our team has grown and matured in large part because of our
Rapanos is Again the Law of the Land! In response to the US District Court for the District of Arizona’s 30 August 2021 order, which vacated and remanded the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), which became effective on 21 June 2020, over the holiday weekend the EPA formally announced that
Did you know the #1 pollutant to the streams and surface waters in North Carolina and across the entire US is SEDIMENT? It’s true. That’s why NC and other states mandate sediment and erosion control inspections at construction sites on a weekly and sometimes more frequent basis. In addition, stormwater
Live Webinar: Environmental Rules & Regulations Panel: Bottlenecks and Opportunities that will Impact the Private Sector
“That Rule Says WHAT??” Riding the Wave of Changing Federal, State, and Local Environmental and Land-Use Regulations After an unprecedented last 18 months, business is coming back—strong. We’ve all learned that things not within our control can hit us hard—and we need to be ready. Now it’s more important than
Spangler Environmental's Risk Management Services team delivered a dynamic webinar on the pending revisions to the ASTM standards for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. Watch the replay here, and join our list to be informed of future events!
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
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.
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
NC DEQ EMC Water Quality Committee meets on March 10, 2021 re: Request Approval to Proceed to the EMC with Proposed Temporary Rules 15A NCAC 02H .1400 (.1401 through .1405) (New) and 15A NCAC 02H .1301 (Revision); and Request for Recommendation to the EMC for a waiver of the 30-day
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