Environmental Liability of Former Dry Cleaner Properties

Today dry cleaning operations follow strict rules ensuring that the common dry cleaning chemical tetrachloroethene (PCE) is properly managed. Releases of PCE from decades ago, though, remain an environmental liability in many urban locations. So how do you proceed with developing a property that was formerly a dry cleaning business, or potentially adjacent to one? […]

Today dry cleaning operations follow strict rules ensuring that the common dry cleaning chemical tetrachloroethene (PCE) is properly managed. Releases of PCE from decades ago, though, remain an environmental liability in many urban locations.

So how do you proceed with developing a property that was formerly a dry cleaning business, or potentially adjacent to one?

Read our article published in  Maine Real Estate Development Association (MEREDA) Real Estate Insider or call Keith Taylor at St.Germain for more information:  207-591-7000 x22.