Environmental Risk Management | Tank Closure

The Importance of Tank Closure Did you know there are approximately 575,000 underground storage tanks (USTs) nationwide that store petroleum or hazardous substances? The greatest potential threat from a leaking UST is contamination of groundwater, the source of drinking water for nearly half of all Americans. The EPA reported that groundwater supplies drinking water to… Read More...

Environmental Risk Management | Environmental Forensics

Environmental forensics is a rapidly expanding segment of Environmental Risk Management’s suite of consulting services.  The field is one that utilizes a wide-ranging armamentarium of tools to identify and characterize complex adverse environmental events.  Some of the scientific disciplines involved in forensics include analytical chemistry, hydrology, lithology, geology, history, and statistics. Environmental Forensics: What is… Read More...

July 2014 Marco Island Environmental Conference

Environmental Risk Management, Inc. President, Steve Hilfiker, was named a featured speaker on a panel of the 28th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School in Marco Island, FL. Hosted by the Florida Environmental Network, Inc., this environmental conference provides learning opportunities and courses for those in the environmental industry in Florida. This opportunity was just one of… Read More...

Environmental Risk Management | Soil & Ground Water Sampling

Site Characterization Florida’s geology is diverse and dynamic. Karst lithology with springs and sinkholes is flanked by panhandle clay and the Biscayne aquifer. Check out more information on Florida’s geology here. When contaminants are discharged to the environment, the potential impact must be assessed to determine the best remedial solution. A Site Assessment Report is… Read More...

Environmental Risk Management | Environmental Remediation

What is Environmental Remediation? Remediation is considered a course of action through which all risks start with a comprehensive and reliable assessment. ERMI has the expertise to develop an appropriate Remedial Action Plan (RAP) for contaminated sites. A Remedial Action Plan is beneficial to identify and evaluate areas of concern. ERMI will take into consideration… Read More...

Southwest Florida Commercial Real Estate On The Rise

Commercial Real Estate in Southwest Florida Environmental Risk Management, Inc. of Southwest Florida has observed a rise in the Southwest Florida commercial real estate trend. The entire region of Southwest Florida is involved in the steady real estate movement; the business climate here is exceedingly attractive. According to Florida Weekly, Commercial real estate prices overall… Read More...

Environmental Risk Management | For Property Owners

 What is Environmental Risk Management? Managing environmental risk involves diligent research to identify, maintain and restore property value and provide economic benefits to property owners, small businesses, international corporations and state governments. A talented staff of scientists, geologists and engineers seek to determine what environmental risks exist onsite and then determine how to manage, reduce… Read More...

Lee County Launches Environmental Policy Management Office

Lee County Manager Roger Desjarlais has announced the establishment of the Environmental Policy Management Office.  It will be responsible for ensuring a balanced approach as county staff reviews and enforces Lee County Commissioners’ environmental policies. Staff will serve as a central source of environmental information and assistance to Desjarlais and his senior management team as… Read More...