News & Blog

ERMI named as an FDEP Agency Term Contractor

On January 15th, 2014, ERMI was selected as an FDEP Agency Term Contractor (ATC) pursuant to its Solicitation No. 2014004C, entitled “Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) for the Petroleum Contamination Site Response Action Services.” ERMI is honored to have been selected as an ATC, and looks forward to helping property owners achieve regulatory file closure for… Read More...

Assessment Funding available through LSSI

The Low-Scored Site Initiative (LSSI) provides up to $30,000 of assessment funding to assess low scored sites that are eligible for the petroleum cleanup program. The purpose is to sample sites that have not had State-funded work in many years to determine if the contamination file can be closed. Most low scored sites have not… Read More...

ERMI Secures State Licensure for Asbestos-Related Services

ERMI has been awarded an Asbestos License from Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation. This license equips ERMI to expertly ensure that safe procedures are followed in situations involving asbestos, especially in renovation or demolition projects. Asbestos fibers in building materials such as roofing, ceiling tiles, and insulation pose severe health risks, yet is still commonly found in… Read More...

19th Annual Commercial Real Estate Outlook Conference (CCIM)

https://ccimfc.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=18&Itemid=115&year=2019&month=02&day=11&title=19th-annual-southwest-district-real-estate-outlook-conference&uid=d01cf62ba072462b9e0a2f110a038421 February 11 Monday, February 11, 2019, 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Hyatt Regency Coconut Point...

How lenders can help FL prepare for 10 million new residents

In 2014 Florida passed New York as the nation’s third-most populous state, and in 2016 our head-count reached 20.6 million. Now, according to research at the University of Florida*, we may expand to 30,000,000 by 2045. Which raises an obvious question: Where are we going to put 10 million more people? The best answer to that question actually… Read More...

Biography Page

Steve Hilfiker President ABOUT Founder and president of ERMI, is a former two-term president of the Florida Environmental Assessors Association, and has served as Environmental Committee Chairman for the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association and Florida Retail Federation. He was a founder of the ASTM Subcommittee E50.06 on Environmental Forensics, and he is a member of the Florida Groundwater Association and… Read More...

New Federal Law Holds Great Promise for Florida’s Water

My company (Environmental Risk Management, Inc.) has two parallel purposes: to protect property owners, and to protect Florida’s natural resources. Those dual roles keep us constantly on the lookout for changes in environmental polices at every level. Recently, a major piece of Federal legislation was signed into law that may not have received widespread media coverage, but is definitely worth… Read More...

ERMI Personnel Address Brownfields Association Conference

Steve Hilfiker (ERMI President), and Tim Terwilliger (ERMI Principal Engineer) both addressed audiences at the 2018 Florida Brownfields Association Conference that concluded on October 3rd in Daytona Beach. In addition to moderating one of the sessions, Hilfiker delivered a presentation on Growth Management, highlighting the importance of brownfield redevelopment in contending with Florida’s massive population… Read More...