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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...

Environmental Issues in Southwest Florida Real Estate

When considering an investment in southwest Florida, prospective purchasers should understand the potential environmental issues that could lead to liability. Evidence of environmental impact is not always readily apparent, so a comprehensive study of historical, regulatory, and current site activities should be conducted. Read More...

Site-Specific Strategies to Manage Environmental Risks

All properties are different. There is a diverse bundle of characteristics for each property, and a different set of circumstances for each transaction. Due to these variations, a specific strategy to manage environmental risks should be prepared for each property and real estate transaction. Just as each investor needs a financial plan, each real estate… Read More...

The 10 C’s of Environmental Risk Management

The industry of property assessment and remediation has evolved and matured since its inception in the 1970’s. Any property can be subjected to regulation, and many land uses can impact environmental quality. This list of the 10 C’s of Environmental Risk Management provides an interesting perspective of a healthy and necessary environmental market. 1. Common… Read More...

Environmental Management Plans: Maintaining Property Values

These rules and programs have offered a solution to existing property concerns, as well as a method to prevent future concerns. They can help maintain a property’s value by keeping environmental conditions from deteriorating, and by safely containing potential contaminants.   Read More...