Even though several regulations are in place to prevent lead from entering our water, ground and air, there are still countless reported incidents of disability and even death from lead exposure and contamination. In 2016, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation estimated that lead exposure accounted for 540,000 deaths and contributes to more than 600,000 reported cases of disability among children worldwide. In honor of International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, we’d like ... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Oct 15
For the second year in a row, Tioga was honored to receive the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Civil Rights Division Bridge Builder Award. Each year, the Civil Rights Division recognizes businesses who have demonstrated the essence of what it takes to build collaborative relationships that exemplify the division’s mission to promote nondiscrimination and support small businesses. Additionally, Tioga was recognized for being one of the first graduates of TDOT’s DBE... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Oct 13
Just in time for Halloween, we want to discuss one of the most frightening words in the English language: Audit. But this is not a horror story. In fact, we hope to dispel any fears you have toward audits. In this two-part series, we will demystify environmental audits, talk about the different kinds and describe how they can be extremely helpful to your business. This entry will summarize the types of audits you may encounter and the benefits of conducting audits. There are several types... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Oct 10
Phase II Environmental Site Assessments – what are they and when do you need one? We’ve discussed Phase I ESAs extensively in the past and now we would like to share the benefits of a Phase II ESA. A Phase II ESA is a follow-up assessment after a Phase I ESA, which is typically conducted during the due diligence phase of real estate transactions. A Phase I Assessment includes a site visit and a desktop review of the property history leading to findings that might identify a Rec... Read More
Posted by Larkin Myers at Oct 2