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April 7, 2010
Apr 18

Understanding a Property Condition Assessment

A Property Condition Assessment (PCA) is an architectural due diligence report that provides detailed information about the physical condition of a property or building. While similar in...

Mar 12

SBA Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Update: Changes Effective April 1, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently issued the yearly update to their Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 50 10 5(K). Included in every version of the SOP are Environmental...

Jan 29

Affordable Housing: Low Income Housing Tax Credits

Every year, several PM Environmental (PM) employees work diligently in the spring and fall to complete environmental site assessments associated with affordable housing developers...

Jan 29

Michigan's Two New Environmental Game-Changers

It’s a new year and there’s big news on the horizon for environmental regulations in Michigan. Two pieces of regulatory legislation passed at the end of 2018 are potential game changers...

Dec 18

Giving Back

One of our traditions at PM Environmental is to give back to the communities in which we reside.  In fact, it happens to be one of our core values.  Dedication to our business community...

Dec 17

Looking Beneath the Surface: A Primer on Underground Storage Tank Trust Funds

Could a state-supported underground storage tank (UST) trust fund offer relief for cleanup costs on your property? We address some common questions about these varied and sometimes...

Nov 20

Beyond the Balance Sheet: Understanding Environmental Liabilities in Mergers & Acquisitions

Pursuing a merger or acquisition? Make sure your valuation process considers all of the costs – including the cost of environmental compliance, deferred maintenance and legacy...

Oct 18

A Serving of Environmental Alphabet Soup

The field of environmental compliance has its own language, and it is a virtual alphabet soup of acronyms. While we won’t try to include them all, we’ve stirred together some of the...

Oct 18

Revised Requirements: Federal Underground Storage Tank Systems

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently updated their 2015 federal Underground Storage Tank (UST) regulations.  The new set of requirements, which went into effect on...