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  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments Environmental Specialist Brownfields/Voluntary Cleanup Program June 2014
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  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) Defined as a report prepared for a real estate holding that identifies potential or existing environmental contamination liabilities. It is generally considered the first step in the process of environmental due diligence. Not Suggested
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  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA, also referred to as Superfund) Why Do You Want a Phase I ESA? All Appropriate Inquiry vs. But I got a good deal.
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  • The Standard and the Phase I ESA American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) 1527-13 AKA Phase I Site Assessment Records Review Site Reconnaissance Interviews Report Goal: Identify Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs) Conducted by an Environmental Professional
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  • The Phase I ESA Report Narrative: Site description, records review, site reconnaissance, interviews, findings & conclusions, deviations, signature and qualifications of Environmental Professional. Appendices: Site map, photos, historic photos/maps, topographical maps, regulatory records documentation, interview documentation.
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  • What is a Recognized Environmental Condition (REC) Basically, the presence or likely presence of any hazardous substances or petroleum products on a property where there is a significant potential that a hazardous substance has been released into the environment.
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  • This is a Wreck.not a R.E.C.
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  • What is Considered a REC? Dry Cleaning Solvents Petroleum Products Pesticides
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  • What is Considered a REC? Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) Heavy Metals: e.g. Mercury
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  • What Things Arent Looked For? Mold Septic Tanks Bird Drippings
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  • Likely Places for RECs
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  • Example: The Former Folgers Coffee Company
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  • (UST) Underground Storage Tank RECs identified by the Phase I ESA
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  • My RECs have been identified
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  • Phase II ESA ASTM E 1903-11 Developed from the RECs identified in the Phase I ESA Invasive Investigation, though not Exhaustive
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  • Phase II ESA Sampling Surficial Soil Samples Subsurface Soil Samples Surface Water Samples Groundwater Samples Asbestos-Containing Material (ACM) Lead-Based Paint (LBP)
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  • The Phase II ESA Report Narrative Background Info Work Performed Results of Investigation Interpretations/Conclusions Tables Figures Appendices Site Photos Boring Logs/Monitoring Well Construction Lab Data with Quality Control Information
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  • Phase II ESA Soil Boring Map
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  • Following a Phase II More Detail Investigating a Particular Area from a Phase II or Expanding Investigation of Original Area Phase II ESA Addendum
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  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Process. Are there any Recognized Environmental Conditions (RECs)? YesPhase II ESA neededContamination Above Lowest Cleanup Levels Phase II ESA Addendum is needed or enrollment in the BVCP is recommended Below Lowest Cleanup Levels No further investigation is needed. No Phase II ESA is not needed
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  • Quick Overview of Area Wide Brownfield Inventory You get a list of properties that are likely Brownfields in a community. Each property has a score (0-7) based on the likelihood of hazardous waste contamination. This tool will help communities prioritize sites for redevelopment. More from Christine OKeefe tomorrow afternoon.
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  • Contacts Website: Call Catherine Jones @ 573-526-4725 Call your Friendly Neighborhood BVCP Project Manager @ 573-526-8913
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