Title: ASTM Standards on environmental site assessments for commercial real estate 
Resource Type: document --> standards and protocols 
Country: USA 
Year: 2006 
Availability: Fifth Edition 
Author 1/Producer: American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 
Author / Producer Type: Standards association 
Publisher: ASTM 
ISBN: 0-8031-4252-8 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.astm.org/cgi-bin/SoftCart.exe/BOOKSTORE/COMPS/136 ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Conceptual site model
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Information sources
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Initial studies
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Methods
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Reporting
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Sampling and analysis
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Sampling strategy
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Site description
Contaminated land-->Site investigation-->Site investigation overview
 
Short description: The fifth edition of this popular ASTM publication includes the latest versions of ASTM E 1527-05 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I ESA Processand the EPA AAI document (40 CFR Part 312) with foreward and table of contents, as well as ASTM E 1528-06 Standard Practice for Limited Environmental Due Diligence: Transaction Screen Process. The EPA has determined that new ASTM standard E 1527-05 is in FULL COMPLIANCE with the requirements for conducting AAIs specified in the recently published EPA rule, 'Standards and Practices for All Appropriate Inquiries.' The recent Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act sets forth as law specific eligibility conditions for achieving CERCLA liability protections know as 'All Appropriate Inquiries' (AAIs). E 1527 demonstrates how to conduct 'all appropriate inquires . . . into the previous ownership and uses of the site in accordance with generally accepted good commercial and customary standards and practices. 
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