NY State Sales and Use Tax may Now Be Applied to Environmental Testing

In the recent trial of Exxon Mobil Corp. v. State of New York Tax Appeals Tribunal, 2015 WL 919788, 2015 N.Y. Slip Op. 01840 (3d Dep’t March 5, 2015), the appellate court ruled that environmental testing services are a large part of taxable remediation activities and cannot be listed as a tax exempt service by clients in need of environmental services. The tax law currently differentiates between services that are providing a capital ...

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Controlled Recognized Environmental Concerns (CRECs)

New ASTM Standard Coming………….

 CONTROLLED RECOGNIZED ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS (CRECs)

New term on the market

A client recently said to me; “It seems like every year environmental requirements become more stringent and costly, making more purchasers and lenders request environmental inspections before committing to the real estate transaction”. Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) or Phase I Environmental Site Assessments are the industry standard for assessing a parcel of property environmental quality and part of the due diligence process required ...

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Recent Redevelopment

Local News
New York City and, even more so, Brooklyn is currently seeing a large volume of real estate development and redevelopment. With recent rezoning actions many neighborhoods are being redeveloped for new housing and commercial purposes. American Environmental has been helping in this effort by providing environmental services to numerous clients. Click here to see how we can help you.

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Community Outreach

American Environmental employee Eugene Kuksa, Environmental Scientist, helped our local community by volunteering at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel for over 150 hours over the past year as part of our company-wide effort to make our environment a better and healthier place.

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Redevelopment Site Assessments

Phase II Subsurface Investigation
American Environmental is providing Phase II subsurface investigations to clients with potential environmental issues on redevelopment properties. Phase II Subsurface Investigations may include a GPR survey, soil borings, soil, groundwater, and soil vapor samples, laboratory analysis and a report outlining the findings.

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