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Remediation & Disposal

Astex Environmental Services (AES) recognizes that the nation’s resources, both natural and economic resources, are limited and that the decisions of allocations are based on the most effective uses of those resources. AES is experienced in various disposal practices and … Continue reading

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Mold Assessments

Previously given little attention, mold has become of major concern to building owners and managers throughout the country. This has resulted in substantial risk for property owners and managers, fueled by media coverage of a few high profile mold claim … Continue reading

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Phase II Soil Assessments

Astex Environmental Services (AES) is prepared to conduct limited soil sampling that may be included as part of the “due diligence” Assessment or as a separate Assessment.  A Soil Assessment of this type is designed to determine if a contaminate … Continue reading

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Asbestos in Schools

ASBESTOS HAZARD EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACT (AHERA COMPLIANCE) In October 1986, the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) was signed into law.  Included in this Act are provisions directing the EPA to establish rules and regulations addressing asbestos-containing materials in schools.  … Continue reading

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Asbestos Hazard Assessment

The Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules, implemented on October 26, 1992 amended September 22, 1994, has increased the responsibility and liability for asbestos containing building materials to building owners.  This liability is for any buildings that are “subject to public … Continue reading

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Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

Under CERCLA and SARA, lenders (both originators and secondary) and purchasers may be exposed to liability for remediation of contaminated property regardless of fault. In order to meet the “Innocent Purchaser” defense criteria necessary for possible exemption from Superfund liabilities, … Continue reading

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Lead Assessment

Effective April 22, 2010, all RENOVATIONS in target housing or child-occupied facilities must be directed by and performed by CERTIFIED renovators or individuals trained in accordance with EPS: 40 CFR Part 745 Lead; Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP).  Lead … Continue reading

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