James J. Periconi, Esq. | February 13, 2012
So far, in the Periconi, LLC Environmental Law Blog, we’ve discussed what to do before you purchase a contaminated property (see here) and what to do after you’ve purchased a contaminated property (see here), but there is a step that often takes place in between – i.e., between contract signing the closing on the purchase – [...]
James J. Periconi, Esq. | February 7, 2012
We realized, while writing about the new “Continuing Obligations Standards” for contaminated properties (see here), that in order to give a comprehensive picture of what needs to be done if you’re thinking about purchasing a contaminated property, we need to start at the beginning: the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment. This has to take place [...]
James J. Periconi, Esq. | January 31, 2012
New guidelines published in 2011 assist landowners in insuring that they meet all the requirements — specifically the “continuing obligations” — to avail themselves of the landowner liability protections under the federal Superfund Act.