March 2013

March 18, 2013 3:52 PM | Posted by Admin

One of the key issues a buyer should consider before purchasing property is whether or not to order a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment. The purpose of the Phase I is to evaluate a property’s environmental conditions and assess the likelihood of any contamination being present onsite. From a buyer’s perspective, the Phase I is used to identify possible contamination on the property and to provide some protection from liability should environmental hazards later be discovered.

March 11, 2013 3:57 PM | Posted by Admin

It’s that time of year again: the legislature is back in session, and a host of bills are moving through the Kansas House and Senate. Recently, I received a legislative update from the Kansas Society of Professional Engineers concerning Senate Bill No. 54. Given the content of the bill, I was surprised to learn there are two proposed amendments currently being discussed in the capital.