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...

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...

Forensic Solutions & Remediation For Mixed Plume Sites

Call Us At 1-888-ENV-MGMT (1-888-368-6468) To Schedule This Free Webinar  Our forensic seminar is delivered over the internet and features forensic tools that seek to present environmental remediation to help solve problems at mixed plume sites with more than one responsible party. The tools are used to verify the presence of a new release, to… Read More...

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...

Advanced Cleanup Funding Available Notice of Preapproved Advanced Cleanup (PAC) Application Period for Nov. 1st Through Dec. 31st. 2013

The FDEP has announced that it will be receiving requests for up to 75% funding for eligible petroleum cleanups. The Preapproved Advanced Cleanup Program is a cleanup program of chemical pollutants to provide an opportunity for site rehabilitation to be conducted on a limited basis at contaminated sites, in advance of a site’s priority ranking,… 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...

Increased Options for Underground Storage Tank Closures

By Steve Hilfiker In 2012, the FDEP has emphasized their desire to help facilitate the closure of regulatory files on impacted sites.  This is a great opportunity for many impacted property owners, lenders and prospective purchasers.  The focus on regulatory closure will open opportunities for redevelopment, and enable more cost-effective solutions for parties responsible for… Read More...

Petroleum Cleanup Program Bill is now Law

By Steve Hilfiker Petroleum Cleanup Program After unanimous approval through both houses last spring, a veto in the summer, and an override in the fall, House Bill 1385 has made it to law. The Florida Legislature voted to override the Governor’s veto of the bill in a Special Session on November 16, 2010. The law… Read More...