Active Standard ASTM E | Developed by Subcommittee: E A primary consideration in applying this practice instead of E is the nature and. 1 Nov This standard is issued under the fixed designation E; the 1 This practice is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee E50 on Environ-. On November 6th, , ASTM published the long anticipated new standard for conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, ASTM E

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Atsm term astm e1527 hazardous substances or petroleum products even under conditions in compliance with laws. Inclusion of petroleum products within the scope of this practice is not based upon the applicability, if any, of CERCLA to petroleum products.

Thus, these transactions are not included in the term commercial real estate transactions, and it is not intended to imply that such persons are obligated to conduct an environmental site astm e1527 in connection with these transactions for purposes of all appropriate inquiries or for any other purpose. A new version of E will be available in late November Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances.

However, such information shall not be used without current investigation of conditions likely to affect recognized environmental conditions in connection with the property. Astm e1527 minimis conditions are not recognized environmental conditions. Work Item s – proposed revisions of this standard.

Historical Version s – astm e1527 previous versions of standard.

Therefore, this practice describes procedures to be followed to assist users in determining the appropriateness of using information in environmental site assessments performed more than one year prior to the date of acquisition of the property or asym transactions not involving an astm e1527 the date of the intended transaction. Site reconnaissance of isolated areas of the property that include activities outside the definition of forestland or astm e1527 property should be addressed using methodologies such as those provided in Ewhich may be conducted and reported in conjunction with this practice, as discussed in section astm e1527.


The appendixes are included for information and are not part of the aastm prescribed in this practice. Active view current version of standard. The term recognized environmental conditions means the presence or likely presence of any hazardous substances or astm e1527 products on a property under conditions that indicate an existing release, a past release, or a material threat of a release of any hazardous substances or petroleum astm e1527 into structures on the property or into the ground, groundwater, or surface water of the property.

Section 2 is Referenced Documents. There is a point at which the cost of astm e1527 obtained or the time required to gather it outweighs the usefulness of the asrm and, in fact, axtm be a material detriment to the orderly completion of transactions.

As such, sufficient documentation of all sources, records, and resources astm e1527 in conducting the inquiry required by this practice astm e1527 be provided in the written report refer to 8. The property need not be contiguous and may contain isolated areas of non- forestland and non- rural property. In general, the standards have a stronger emphasis on business environmental risk as a driving force for due diligence in order to reflect the specific business needs and concerns of users.

Such additional services may include business environmental risk issues not included within the scope of this practice, examples of which are identified in Section 13 under Non-Scope Considerations. While use of this practice is intended to constitute all appropriate inquiries for purposes of the LLPsit is not intended that its use be limited to that purpose.

astm e1527 See also section 1. Not all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances.

Both are environmental site assessments for commercial real estate. In addition, no implication is intended that it is currently customary practice for environmental site assessments to be astm e1527 in other unenumerated instances including, but not limited to, many forestland and rural acreage leasing transactions, many acquisitions of easements, and many loan transactions in which the lender has multiple remedies. Astm e1527 13 provides additional information regarding non-scope considerations see 1.


Section 1 is the Scope. Controlled substances are not included within the scope of this astm e1527.

Section describes User’s Responsibilities. Active view current version r1527 standard Translated Standard: Section provides astm e1527 regarding activity and use limitations. E Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Description of Changes In general, the standards have a stronger emphasis on business environmental risk as a driving force for due diligence in order to reflect the specific business needs and astm e1527 of users.

This practice is intended primarily as an approach to conducting an inquiry designed to identify recognized environmental conditions in connection with a property. Appendix X5 summarizes non-scope considerations that astm e1527 may want to assess.

This ASTM standard practice does not astm e1527 represent the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project’s unique astm e1527. Section 1 is the Scope.

Section provides additional information regarding non-scope considerations see. Section 2 relates to Referenced Documents. Subject to Section 4. Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. Section 6 describes the User’s Responsibilities. Subject to section 4. It is the responsibility of the atsm of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

De minimis conditions are not astm e1527 environmental conditions.