Winter Weather Radon

There’s a beautiful blanket of snow in Louisville this morning! And if you’re like me, you’re probably wondering how this layer of snow will affect the radon levels in your home. Here are some people who found some answers! https://lnkd.in/dnXvZkf...

Understanding Radon

Understanding Radon A “curie” is named for Marie Curie, who actually coined the term ‘radioactivity’. The amount of radiation coming from radon gas is very small, and is measured as a trillionth of a curie; that is, a pico-curie (pCi). In a...

Radon results high

I just completed my first radon test that came back above the EPA limit of 4.0 pCi/L in someone’s home. So the question becomes, how far above the EPA limit of 4.0 pCi/L do you have to be to decide to mitigate? For your consideration, the EPA says that the...

Radon Testing

Test your home for cancer-causing radon gas, for home owners in Kentucky. Nationally certified testing will let you know if your home has high levels of radon gas. This gas is radioactive and can break down into Polonium inside your lungs. Every house is different and...

To Mask or Not to Mask

Are you a Health and Safety Professional? If so, wearing a mask in public is essential. Social distancing is essential. A small bottle of hand sanitizer is essential. We’ve all seen the recommendations from the CDC. We’ve seen the history of the 1918...

CANCELLED

You’ve seen this everywhere I’m sure. As a small business owner I need to market my services and network on a regular basis. This week, however, is different. I have just cancelled my calendar for the week, including a number of lunch and coffee meetings...

How to read a Phase I

A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is a technical document that many people find hard to read, even the people who paid for it. These reports don’t have to be overwhelming. Here’s a breakdown on how to get the most out of them. The typical report contains about...

We Don’t Mess Around

You just don’t know what you’re going to come across during a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment. ReDevelopInc. had the opportunity to investigate an operating gas station in Jeffersonville, Indiana. It was in a good location on a busy intersection, so it wasn’t...

Exposure – Summary of Chapters 1 – 7

Chapter 1: There is something in the water. It’s killing the cows and the wildlife on a West Virginia farm – next to a landfill. It’s 1996 and nobody will do anything. Chapter 2: it’s been two years and still nothing has happened. Family and friend connections...

PFOA: People Find Out – Always

I can admit it. I was complacent. I didn’t think that things like this could happen in this day and age. But I’m aware of it now, and I’m so angry that I can hardly see straight. And I’m not complacent anymore. I began my career in the...

What will a Phase I do for you?

A quality Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is like an insurance policy. It gives you a snapshot of what a commercial property looks like at the time that the Phase I is conducted, and it offers real liability protection. As the industry standard for performing...

Why do a Phase I?

Have you ever gone to a mechanic to look over a used car before buying it? Have you ever purchased a house and gotten a home inspection done? These types of evaluations can help lower the risk of owning a lemon or a money pit. In the same way, before purchasing a...

What if a Phase I finds something?

What does it mean if you’ve done a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment and it’s found a problem? First of all, that’s kind of good news. It means the Phase I has done its job. If you’re purchasing the property then you’ve learned about the problem before you end up...

What won’t a Phase I do for you?

As with any product or service, there are things a Phase I can do and can’t do. The typical report will contain two to three pages of all the things that the Phase I can’t do. The language is all standard and rarely varies much between firms and between reports:...

ReDeveloping Brownfields

Could this mean the end of Phase II in Kentucky? More and more sites are being entered into the Kentucky Brownfields Redevelopment and Reuse Program, and there’s a good reason why. For starters, let’s check out the official website at...