ASTI’s Client, the City of Allegan, has just been awarded a Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Grant for nearly $4 million by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Grant will help fund an extensive project along the Kalamazoo River to stabilize an eroding streambank and prevent further erosion. Without intervention, continued river-related erosion may pose future concerns for Perrigo Company plc’s North American Headquarters, which sits atop a bluff along the River. The grant is the second largest award for hazard assistance ever granted in Michigan.Read More
Achieving and maintaining compliance with local, state and federal regulations can be an arduous process. It’s important for facility managers to remember that parking lot runoff, parts cleaning processes, outdoor storage of raw materials, manufacturing scrap and rejects, painting/printing/adhesive processes, chemicals used in manufacturing, vent hoods and booths, secondary containment and spill prevention systems are all subject to regulation.Read More
Are you buying a property on a land contract or cash and unsure if you should do a Phase I ??
Do you know if your facility needs an air permit ??
Are you looking at purchasing land that may contain wetlands ??
Is your capital stack short and in need of incentives ??
Curious about the life of the roof, HVAC and parking lot of the building you’re about to buy ??
Are you about to renovate or demo a building and not sure what to do about asbestos and other hazardous building materials ??
Tired of having to wade through seemingly endless acronyms and maze of environmental regulations ??
Eaton Rapids, MI, April 9, 2017: We are only as good as our last project but ASTI Environmental is pleased to report that we recently completed our 10,012th project, a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment of an 80-year old historic elementary school at 208 King Street, Eaton Rapids, MI.Read More
February 1, 2017: ASTI Environmental just turned 32 thanks to our 3,500 clients, 32 associates with 350+ years of technical expertise and boosters. Since ASTI was founded by Tom Wackerman and Peter Collins on February 2, 1985, we have grown and diversified to provide Environmental Assessment, Remediation, Compliance, Restoration and Incentives services to Commercial, Industrial, Institutional and Governmental clients across the US.Read More
Submittal of emissions information is required by State Law (Article II: Pollution Control, Chapter 1, Point Source Pollution Control, Part 55 of PA 451 of 1994, of the Natural Resource and Environmental Protection Act.Read More
January 3, 2017: Start your New Year out right by gaining a better understanding of complex environmental regulations and their impact on your organization. ASTI is pleased to announce that two of our experts have been selected to speak at two conferences:Read More
Detroit has just announced that it has additional grant funding for environmental assessments in the City. But we need to act quickly, because they need your application submitted by next Wednesday (October 5th). Once approved, we have until June 2017 to complete the assessment for you at no cost. If you are even thinking of a new project in the City that might start over the next eight months, ASTI Environmental will complete your application for review.Read More
August 31, 2016: ASTI Environmental is celebrating our 31st Anniversary !! Since ASTI was founded by Tom Wackerman and Peter Collins on February 1, 1985, we have grown and diversified to provide Environmental Investigation, Remediation, Compliance and Restoration services to Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Governmental clients across the US. ASTIs 35 Associates represent more than 350 years of technical expertise with Wetlands, Hazardous Materials Management, Gap Financing, Plans and Permits, Asbestos, Lead Paint, Mold, Radon, Noise, Brownfields, Phase I/II/BEAs, Historic Architecture , Underground Storage Tanks, Storm Water, Exit Strategies, Incentives, Geology, Training, Forestry and Plant Decommissioning.Read More
Before an original provisional license may be issued for a center located in a building constructed prior to 1978, the Child Care Center applicant must submit a lead hazard risk assessment report indicating that the proposed child-use space, including outdoor play areas, is safe.
Centers licensed before December 7, 2006 located in a building constructed prior to 1978 have until January 2, 2017 to obtain a lead hazard risk assessment.Read More