Phase I Environmental Assessments

What is Phase I Environmental Assessments?

The fundamental purpose of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) is to determine if a property, in its entirety, is subject to recognized environmental conditions*. A Phase I ESA is often an influential step in the decision-making process for real estate transactions and for general environmental due diligence purposes.

How can GCE help you?

GCE’s diligent, experienced staff of environmental professionals specializes in conducting Phase I ESAs, offering well-informed opinions, and preparing timely and accurate reports. GCE’s commitment to accuracy, thoroughness, and high quality is highlighted in each completed Phase I ESA report. GCE performs Phase I ESAs in conformance with the scope and limitations of the most current ASTM Practice Standards, and is accommodating to our client’s specific needs, such as time constraints.
Environmental Scientist conducting an Investigation
*This practice will not satisfy the practices that constitute “all appropriate inquires into the previous ownership and uses of the property consistent with good commercial or customary practice” as defined in 42 U.S.C. §9601(35)(B) to establish the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compliance and Liability Act (CERCLA) Landowner Liability Protections (LLPs).