• Contaminants of Emerging Concern and Environmental Due Diligence Tue Jun 19, 2018

    Contaminants

    Following our post on CERCLA laws and liabilities, this week the EBI blog focuses on contaminants of emerging concern and possible impacts on environmental due diligence. 

  • Seismic Risk Assessments: Not Just for California Tue Jun 12, 2018

    California

    Did you know that Oklahoma has more earthquakes than California? Or Wyoming and Nevada record almost 200 earthquakes with magnitudes above or equal to 3 (M ≥ 3.0) per year? 

  • Magnitude, Peak Ground Velocity & Peak Ground Acceleration Mon Jun 04, 2018

    Real Estate

    This third installment in EBI’s series on seismic risk assessments focuses on magnitude, peak ground velocity (PGV), and peak ground acceleration (PGA). 

  • Conditions of Site and Building Instability Tue May 22, 2018

    city nature

    Our second blog post in the series on seismic risk assessments (SRAs) highlights site and building stability assessments, and the conditions of instability.  

  • Seismic Risk Assessments: Understanding SEL and SUL Tue May 15, 2018

    Plant Growing in Wall

    The focus of our next series of posts is seismic risk assessments (SRAs). We’ll delve into the aspects of SRAs that may be unfamiliar to many, especially given the somewhat recent standardization of these assessments and updated language. 

  • Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Tue May 01, 2018

    EHS Hazmat Suits

    Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are an emerging contaminant of concern which have been classified as a carcinogen by the EPA. PFAS and their daughter compounds, specifically perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), are beginning to be regulated at the state level.

  • Project Management for Asbestos Abatement Wed Apr 25, 2018

    Life Sciences

    If asbestos has been found in your property, the abatement process can be complex and the approach should be customized to the specific property.

  • Best Practices: Asbestos Investigation, Inspection, and Remediation Thu Apr 19, 2018

    SIR

    When it comes to dealing with asbestos, there are many regulations and standards that inspectors, property owners, and contractors should be aware of. This week’s blog is based off our recent Asbestos case study, which focuses on best practices in asbestos investigation, inspection and remediation  

  • Asbestos Explained Tue Apr 03, 2018

    Brownfields Most of us have heard of asbestos and are aware that its presence can negatively impact renovation timelines and budgets, but what is it and why is remediation necessary? This April, our blog posts will focus on asbestos remediation services and best practices

  • Using ISO 19600:2014 With and Without ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 Mon Mar 12, 2018

    Worker with Helmet in Front of Pipes

    Many organizations with health & safety programs want to drive compliance without the extra efforts associated with a health & safety management system.