Month: March 2013

Another Client Project Wins Big Apple Brownfield Award

For the third straight year, a brownfield project we have worked on has been recognized for one of the Brownfield Awards issued annually by the NYC Brownfield Partnership to promote excellence in brownfield redevelopment. Each year the NYC Brownfield Partnership formally recognizes successful NYC brownfield clean-up and redevelopment projects at the Big Apple Brownfield Awards (BABA) …

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Revised ASTM Phase 1 Standard To Be Reviewed by EPA

The ASTM task group that is responsible for finalizing the E1527 phase 1 standard has completed its final proof-reading and editorial changes. The revised standard will now go to EPA for approval. If EPA blesses the changes( which we believe it will), the E1527-13 will become the equivalent for complying with the All Appropriate Inquiries …

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How Affordable Housing Developers Can Use the NYC Brownfield Program To Satisfy NEPA

All Federal agencies are required to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has established regulations implementing NEPA at 24 CFR Part 50 when HUD staff performs environmental reviews and Part 58 when local governments assume HUD responsibility. In New …

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NYSDEC To Receive Full Delegation from EPA for RCRA Program

EPA proposed to approve final authorization to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to administer the state hazardous waste program in lieu of the federal RCRA program. 78 FR 15299 (3/11/13). The authorization will become effective on May 10, 2013 unless EPA receives adverse written comment by April 10, 2013. The NYSDEC hazardous …

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