- Aug. 29, 2014 - SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. --
Purchasing a commercial property in New Jersey can be like traveling in the abyss.Past property owners may have hidden environmental issues that are costly to remediate. Environmental Systems has over 20 years ecperience evaluating environmental risk. A basic environmental Phase I investigates the backround of the property to see if public records show and contmination events on the property. With over 15000 active contaminated sites in New Jersey the chances of a property nearby a NJDEP Known Contaminated site is great. Many commercial property buyers do not under the true signifcance of the impact a site that is listed on the NJDEP's Known Contaminated Site list has on nearby properties . A old gas station or dry cleaners located blocks away from the property may have contaminated the ground water under the property. If the contamination levels are high enough chemical vapors may enter the interior of properties affected by the contaminated ground water. The vapor intrustion problem is cosidered a major health hazard and the New Jersey department of environmental Protection has developed procols for testing and reporting Vapor Intrusion issues. Every Environmental Phase I Assessment should be followed up with soil and grond water sampling, This allows all factors of environmental risk to be evaluated. Environmental Systems is a full service Environmental Company providing Phase I& II, Site Remediation, Tank Removal and Location Services.
To obtain additional information contact Environmental Systems at 732-892-8707 or visit our website at depenvirosystems.com