News & Announcements

Is There a Risk to Your Property or Business From Vapor Intrusion?

05-08-2024 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

Many property and business owners are concerned about vapor intrusion. Their property or business is located near an existing or former service station or dry cleaner, or they own a...

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Signing a Voluntary Cleanup Agreement for Remediation of Contamination: If it's Voluntary, Why Do I Feel Bullied?

03-07-2024 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

You got a letter in the mail from an environmental health agency in California, typically a county or city - but it could be a State agency. The letter points...

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Why Would You Need to Hire an Environmental Consulting Firm?

01-17-2024 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

Environmental consulting firms play a pivotal role in navigating the complexities of environmental regulations and mitigating risks associated with environmental factors. Whether you're a business owner, a property manager, or...

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What is an Indoor Air Sample?

12-31-2023 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

In addition to asking for soil gas samples, many state and county environmental health agencies in California ask for indoor air samples. Let’s take a look at the "five Ws...

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What is a Soil Gas Sample?

11-21-2023 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

“What is a Soil Gas Sample?” It’s a good question. It’s part of a string of questions most of us are familiar with -  the what, why, who, when, where, and...

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California's RUST Program: Help for Small Businesses to Remove, Upgrade, or Replace Underground Storage Tanks (USTs)

06-22-2023 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

California's RUST Program RUST stands for Replacing, Removing, or Upgrading Underground Storage Tanks. The RUST program is a system of grants and loans to help small business owners and operators come into...

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Why Does it Cost So Much for a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?

02-23-2023 News & Announcements | By: Cate

Understanding the Costs of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) "Why does it cost so much for a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment?" This is the most common question from...

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Understanding Vapor Intrusion Assessments

02-07-2023 News & Announcements | By: Robert Giattino

An attorney we work with asked me to look at a phase I environmental site assessment (ESA) for his client. His client was really interested in the property, which already...

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