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Effortless Environmental Engagement with ERI

Effortless Environmental Engagement with ERI

While we at Environmental Risk Innovations (ERI) are in the environmental consulting business, we are also in the customer service business, which is why we strive to make it easy for people to communicate with us. Whether you have an environmental report you want...

Phase I ASTM Standard and the EPA Final Rule

Phase I ASTM Standard and the EPA Final Rule

On December 15, 2022, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) issued the final rule that amended the All Appropriate Inquiries (AAI) Rule to reference ASTM E1527-21 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site...

New Changes to the SBA SOP

New Changes to the SBA SOP

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a new Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for 7(a) and 504 Loan Programs that will become effective August 1, 2023. The new SOP, referenced as SOP 50 10 7 for Lender and Development Company Loan Programs, will...

Rapid, Affordable … Environmental Screen

Rapid, Affordable … Environmental Screen

In 2017, to meet the needs of ERI’s clients for a rapid, cost-effective environmental review for smaller commercial loans, ERI developed the Environmental Screen.  Six years later, due to demand by several clients for an enhanced version of our original...

Chip Padgett Retires from ERI after 18 years

Chip Padgett Retires from ERI after 18 years

The Environmental Risk Management (ERI) team saw one of its members sail into the sunset when long-time employee Chip Padgett officially retired on June 30th, 2023.  Before we let him go, however, the team marked this special occasion by gathering at Suffolk Punch...