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August 5, 2019

PFAS Contamination Can Lead to a Sticky Environmental Situation

A recent toxic spill at Hartford, Connecticut’s Bradley Airport has generated headlines and brought the dangers of PFAS, a type of chemical found in many popular […]
June 25, 2019

Your Phase I Recommends Further Due Diligence. Now What?

In last month’s blog, we discussed the importance of obtaining a Phase I environmental site assessment (ESA) on all applicable commercial real estate transactions. In most […]
May 30, 2019

A Phase I Cautionary Tale

If your institution does commercial real estate lending like mortgage services, the Phase I environmental site assessment (ESA) is a critical element of your overall risk […]
May 13, 2019

Managing Lender’s Risk with Environmental Insurance

Commercial lending is a business fundamentally based on managing risk. Certain risks are well-understood, such as credit risk, interest rate risk, collateral risk, and concentration risk. […]