Environmental Site Assessments: Liability Protection

March 9, 2009

Lead-based paint, asbestos, and other chemical hazards aren't always visible to the naked eye. To reveal a property's contaminants, a thorough evaluation of the site should be conducted.

"An environmental site assessment (ESA) is an assessment and report prepared for a property to identify environmental conditions that may have negatively impacted the property," explains James Thomas, president, Peak Environmental Consulting Inc., Loveland, CO.

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