The Phase I ESA scope of work is limited to assessing the risk for soil and groundwater contaminant issues. As a practical matter, understanding a business’s license to operate or ability to grow under various environmental regulatory frameworks can be a significant issue. Bridge House can evaluate Environmental Health & Safety regulatory compliance issues in association with common federal, state, and local EHS regulatory programs. In certain cases, regulatory permits require a transfer notification prior to a change of Company name or a change of operational control. Additionally, in some instances, there may be limits in existing permit levels to allow for increased production capacity
Regulatory compliance topics covered can include operating practices regarding air emissions, stormwater and wastewater management, process water management, underground and aboveground storage tanks, spill prevention and control, solid and hazardous waste management, chemical inventory and release reporting requirements, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), asbestos containing material (ACM), hazardous materials management, and health and safety programs. The scope also summarizes recent citations, notices, and/or penalties issued by local, state, and federal regulatory authorities.
- Evaluated operational compliance, remaining useful life, and closure obligations for a private equity investment in a multi-state portfolio of landfills and waste management facilities.