Environmental Compliance Assessment of a Metal Fabrication Company

A client retained Carlson McCain to conduct a Limited Environmental Compliance Assessment (ECA) of an entity’s property. The property examined consists of a 170,000 sq. ft industrial building that was constructed in 1990 and is located in northern California. The industrial building contains a precision parts manufacturing, machining, finishing, and fabrication company.

The purpose of this assessment was to identify possible environmental compliance issues as part of an ongoing due diligence process performed on behalf of the client.

An environmental engineer from Carlson McCain, with the help of a certified hazardous materials management employee, conducted the assessment by completing the following tasks:

  • Obtained available past compliance documents, copies of permits, a site plan, and available website information on the business at the property,
  • Obtained information from a site visit of the property conducted by an environmental professional completing a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment of the property,
  • Interviewed business representatives by telephone, obtained photographs and other available information regarding environmental permits and compliance,
  • Reviewed the online US EPA Federal Registry System (FRS) and selected State regulatory databases to see if the business on the property was listed in any of the databases,
  • Followed up with selected business representatives to further inquire about environmental permitting and compliance issues and
  • Prepared a Limited Environmental Compliance Assessment report.

Based on the ECA completed by Carlson McCain, conclusions and recommendations for the property were made and additional needed compliance work was identified.

*This work is client confidential. We have omitted companies and individuals involved in this project. *

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