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Eight Anticipated Changes to the ASTM E1527 Phase I ESA Standard

The revised ASTM E1527 Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) is expected to be published before the end of the year. It will replace the current ASTM E1527-13 standard, which was issued in 2013.

While we await the release of the new standard, our in-house ASTM committee has provided guidance on some of the anticipated changes.

Read the full article written by Sharon Froedden, Environmental Scientist and Phase I ESA Project Manager here.

About the Author
Dave Crandall, PG
Phase I ESA Program Manager

As LaBella’s Phase I Program Manager, Dave is responsible for the oversight, training, and professional development of analysts and senior reviewer staff, as well as for the overall quality assurance/quality control of Phase I Environment Site Assessment, Transaction Screen, and Records Search with Risk Assessment (RSRA) due diligence reports. He also assists project managers with client interactions and business development activities.

Dave has been involved in over 10,000 due diligence projects ranging from undeveloped land and commercial properties to automotive repair facilities, gasoline stations, and large-scale industrial facilities. He has performed environmental due diligence services for attorneys, private entities/developers, municipalities, and various commercial lenders. In addition, Dave is experienced in environmental investigation and remediation techniques and offers his experience in these areas to assist clients in determining the best way to address potential environmental risks encountered through due diligence activities.