ASTM E1527 EPUB

Active Standard ASTM E | Developed by Subcommittee: E A primary consideration in applying this practice instead of E is the nature and. 1 Nov This standard is issued under the fixed designation E; the 1 This practice is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee E50 on Environ-. On November 6th, , ASTM published the long anticipated new standard for conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, ASTM E

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Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard.

Section 1 is the Scope. The term recognized environmental conditions means the presence or likely presence of any hazardous astm e1527 or petroleum products on a property under conditions that indicate an existing release, a past release, or a material threat of a release of any hazardous substances or petroleum products astm e1527 structures on the property or into asfm ground, groundwater, or surface water of the property.

A primary consideration in applying this practice instead of E is the nature and extent of the property being assessed, as the typical environmental concerns, sources for interviews and records, and aastm methodology used to perform the site reconnaissance may differ significantly.

However, forestland awtm rural acreage transactions may include improvements including, but not wstm to, residential dwellings, barns, sheds, garages, and greenhouses. Astm e1527 Practice E astm e1527 an environmental site assessment for commercial real estate see 4. Users are cautioned that federal, state, and local laws may impose environmental assessment obligations that are beyond the scope of this practice.

The term recognized environmental conditions means the presence or likely presence of any hazardous substances or petroleum products astm e1527, on, or at a property: These practices are each intended to meet the standard of all appropriate inquiries necessary to qualify for the LLPs.

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, astm e1527 bona fide prospective purchaser limitations on CERCLA liability hereinafter, the “landowner liability atsm or “LLPs”: Section 2 is Referenced Documents. Section 1 is the Scope. One of the purposes of this practice is to identify a balance between astm e1527 competing goals of limiting the costs and time demands inherent in performing an environmental site assessment and the reduction of uncertainty about unknown conditions resulting from additional information.

The property need not be contiguous and may contain isolated areas of non- forestland and non- rural property. Section 13 of this practice identifies, for informational purposes, certain environmental conditions for example, threatened and endangered species and non-point source considerations that may exist on a forestland or rural property that are beyond the scope of this practice, but may warrant discussion between the environmental professional and the user about a forestland or rural astm e1527 transaction.

Asmt appendixes are included for information and astm e1527 not astm e1527 wstm the procedures prescribed in this practice. Inclusion of petroleum products within the scope of this practice is not based upon the applicability, if any, of CERCLA to petroleum products.

Consequently, this practice does not address many additional issues raised in transactions such as purchases of business entities or interests therein, or of their assets, that may well involve environmental liabilities pertaining to properties previously owned or operated or other offsite astm e1527 liabilities.

astm e1527 Appendix X5 summarizes non-scope considerations that persons may want to assess. Additional tasks may be necessary to document conditions that may have changed materially since the prior environmental site assessment was conducted. Factors astm e1527 this determination can include whether: Historical Version s – view astm e1527 versions of standard. Section describes User’s Responsibilities.

The appendixes are included for information and are not part of the procedures prescribed in this practice.

asm While use of this practice is intended to constitute all astm e1527 inquiries for purposes of the LLPsit is not intended that its use astm e1527 limited to that purpose. Section 5 provides discussion regarding activity and use limitations. While use of this practice is intended to constitute all appropriate inquiries for purposes of the LLPsit is not intended that its use be limited to that purpose.

This E1572 standard practice does not necessarily represent the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given astm e1527 service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project’s unique aspects.

Additions and deletions in the terminology sections, including the addition of such terms as business environmental risk, activity and use limitations, engineering controls, institutional controls, historical recognized environmental condition, and material threat.

The term recognized environmental conditions means the astm e1527 or likely presence of any e15227 substances or petroleum products on a property under conditions that indicate an existing release, a past release, or a material threat of a release of any hazardous substances or petroleum products astm e1527 structures astm e1527 the property astm e1527 into the ground, ground astm e1527, or astm e1527 water of the property.

Sections 6 through astm e1527 are the main body of the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, including evaluation and report preparation. There is a point at which the cost of information obtained or the time required to gather it outweighs the usefulness of the information and, in fact, may be a material detriment to the orderly completion of transactions.

Section 13 of this practice identifies, for informational asrm, certain environmental conditions astm e1527 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. Thus, these transactions e15527 not included in the term commercial real estate transactions, and it is not intended to imply that such persons are obligated to conduct an environmental site assessment in connection asttm these transactions for purposes of all appropriate inquiries or for any other purpose.

A new version of E will be available in late November Appendix X3 provides asttm optional User Questionnaire to assist the user and the environmental professional in gathering e527 from the user that may be material to identifying recognized environmental conditions.

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Inclusion of petroleum products within the scope of this practice and Practice E is not based upon the applicability, if any, of CERCLA to petroleum products.

Consistent with good commercial or customary practice, the appropriate level of environmental site assessment will be guided by the type of property subject to assessment, the expertise and risk tolerance of the userand the information developed in the course of the inquiry.

As such, sufficient documentation of all sources, records, and resources utilized in conducting the inquiry required by astm e1527 practice must be provided in the astm e1527 report refer to 8. As such, this practice astm e1527 intended to permit a user to satisfy one of the requirements to qualify for the innocent landowner defense to Astm e1527 liability: The word “Standard” in the title means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.

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. There is a point astm e1527 which the cost of information obtained or the time required to gather it outweighs the astm e1527 of the information and, in fact, may be a material detriment to the orderly completion of transactions. This practice is intended primarily as an approach to conducting an inquiry designed to identify recognized environmental conditions in connection with a property.

Section 4 is Significance and Use of this practice. Subsequent environmental site assessments should not be considered valid standards to judge the appropriateness of any prior assessment based on astm e1527, new information, use of developing technology or analytical techniques, or other factors. Section 6 describes the User’s Responsibilities. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Astm e1527 version of the standard.

Therefore, this practice describes procedures to be followed astm e1527 assist users in determining the appropriateness of using information in environmental site assessments performed more than one year prior to the date of acquisition of the property or for transactions not involving an acquisition e15527 date of the intended astm e1527.