Attorney Chris McCormack Discusses ASTM Environmental Assessment Standards

ASTM International, a leading standards development organization, publishes numerous guides and practices that can facilitate environmental due diligence for corporate and real estate transactions. Due diligence is often complicated by inconsistent understandings and expectations among stakeholders including buyers, sellers, lenders, insurers and environmental professionals. This webinar explored ASTM standards useful in the due diligence context, provided a unique inside perspective on the standards development process, and highlighted recent developments and current initiatives in standards revision.

February 12, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST


ASTM Environmental Site Assessment Standards: Overview

  • The ASTM Consensus Process for Standard Development
  • Using ASTM Standards for Site Assessment and Other Due Diligence Tasks
  • 'All Appropriate Inquiry' and Other Benefits for Buyers, Sellers, Lenders and Insurers

Case Study: Phase II Environmental Site Assessment

  • E1903-11 Revision and Republication: Process, Issues and Synthesis
  • Using the Standard
  • Lessons for Getting the Most From Phase II Investigation

Current Developments in ASTM Environmental Assessment Standards

  • E1527-05 Revision: Issues, Resolutions and Status
  • Newer Standards: Continuing Obligations, Vapor Screening
  • E1528 Transaction Screen

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