Category: Environmental Site Assessment
Are All Phase I ESAs Equal?
When O.Reg. 153/04 was updated in 2011, the Ministry of the Environment, Parks and Conservation (MECP) changed from general guidelines for Phase I ESAs to carefully prescribed rules. While the principal components are the same the Regulation now gives a detailed description of steps required including objectives and requirements for each component. These rules are...
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How To Find an Environmental Engineering Firm in Ontario
Do you need an Environmental Engineering Firm in Ontario? For people in Ontario who own property, an environmental engineer or environmental consultant can be a great resource. They’re the best source of information and assistance when managing challenging environmental issues that arise on your site. Why You May Need An Environmental Engineer or Consultant If...
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How To Keep Costs Down: Environmental Site Assessments in Ontario
For Ontario property owners, including individuals and companies, environmental due diligence is one of the most critical, key consideration, especially as the provincial government increases its stringent policies and regulations for Ontario environmental site assessments, as outlined under the Environmental Protection Act, O. Reg. 153/04: Records of Site Condition. Keeping Costs Down Without Jeopardizing Your...
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How Much Does An Environmental Site Assessment Cost?
The most common question we are asked regarding the Environmental Site Assessment process is: “How much will an ESA cost for my property?”. Phase 1 ESA Cost Breakdown: The Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) includes a review of available historical information for the site and surrounding area, the completion and analysis of a site...
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