Phase I & Phase II Site Assessments

What Are Phase I & Phase II Site 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.

The primary objectives of a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) are to evaluate the recognized environmental conditions identified in the Phase I ESA or Transaction Screen process for the purpose of providing sufficient information regarding the nature and extent of contamination to assist in making informed business decisions about the property.

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 timing constraints.

GCE applies its years of experience and expertise to customize each Phase II Site Investigation for maximum effectiveness and minimal time and cost. As per the current ASTM Standards, GCE develops project-specific sampling and chemical testing programs, and follows applicable field screening and analytical techniques