Association News

Training Course focuses on site assessment, transaction screen.

Press Release Summary:

November 13, 2009 - To be held 10 times during 2010, 2-day ASTM International training course will focus on phase I site assessment and transaction screen process. Site assessment standards, developed by ASTM Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action, include ASTM E1527, Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process, and ASTM E1528, Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Transaction Screen Process.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

Phase I Site Assessment and the Transaction Screen Process Subject of ASTM International Training Courses

Press release date: November 12, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 12, 2009-"Phase I Site Assessment and the Transaction Screen Process" is the subject of a two-day ASTM International training course to be held 10 times during 2010. Recognizing the need for authoritative site assessment standards, ASTM pulled together environmental professionals, real estate and insurance professionals, lawyers and government representatives to develop its site assessment standards. Developed by ASTM Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action, the two standards are ASTM E1527, Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process; and ASTM E1528, Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Transaction Screen Process. Many companies offer training on these standards, but the ASTM International course offers an opportunity to be trained by the organization that developed the standards. The latest version of the Phase I standard, E 1527, and information on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule on All Appropriate Inquiry will be covered in this course. The cost for the course is $895 USD and includes copies of the two standards, course notes, case studies and information about ASTM International and Committee E50. The following is the "Phase I Site Assessment and the Transaction Screen Process" training schedule for 2010:
  • March 23-24, Las Vegas, Nev.
  • April 13-14, Orlando, Fla.
  • April 27-28, San Antonio, Texas
  • May 11-12, Boston, Mass.
  • June 1-2, San Diego, Calif.
  • Sept. 21-22, ASTM Headquarters, W. Conshohocken, Pa.
  • Sept. 28-29, Chicago, Ill.
  • Oct. 5-6, New Orleans, La.
  • Nov. 2-3, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Nov. 16-17, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. To obtain a free brochure, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa. (phone: 610-832-9686; efinn@astm.org). This course can be tailored to your company's needs and can be brought by ASTM International to your site. Contact Scott Murphy, ASTM International (phone: 610-832-9685; smurphy@astm.org) for details. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Staff Contact: Eileen Finn, Phone: 610-832-9686; efinn@astm.org
  • Comments

    comments powered by Disqus