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ASTM E1527-13 A Done Deal!

Just before the year ends: ASTM E1527-13 is finally approved on December 30

Just in time for the New Year, ASTM E1527-13 has been officially approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The updated standard practice for the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment process will be effective from today, Monday December 30.

The EPA previously announced ASTM E1527-13's compliance with all industry regulations, but the new standard was not officially recognized as meeting All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) requirements until today's final ruling. The ASTM E1527-13 Standard that was adopted today is unchanged from the document published in November, but now includes a preliminary statement that addresses public comments, and emphasizes EPA's position on implementing the new standard.

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