Steve’s Blog

ERMI president Steve Hilfiker is in high demand as a speaker at conferences and conventions. As a 25-plus-year veteran of the environmental field, the author of dozens of articles, and a frequent advisor to Florida legislators, Steve brings a perspective to his presentations that is multidimensional and authoritative.

If your group, agency, or organization is involved in engineering, real estate, construction/development, education, or financial services, contact ERMI today.

Steve is ready to deliver a presentation to your group that will be relevant, timely, and informative.


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 | Environmental Site Assessment

What is Environmental due diligence? Environmental due diligence on a property requires particular levels of assessments to determine the current and historical use of the subject property. The property may have been used previously as a gas station, fertilizer plant, or a landfill. Determining how the property has been used and the assessment of potential… 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...

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...