Handex Insights

Updates to the Florida Low Score Site Initiative

September 14, 2016 | Victoria Richmond Topics: LSSI

As of July 1, 2016, the Florida Low Score Site Initiative (LSSI) has made significant changes that many property owners will find beneficial. Specifically, the FDEP has raised the funding cap and expanded the LSSI NFA language in an effort to assist business and property owners and take a ... Read More

The LSSI vs. the LSA: Cleaning up Petroleum Contamination

June 17, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: LSSI

Did you know there are ongoing initiatives that allow owners of sites impacted by petroleum contamination to apply for a site assessment by qualified environmental consultants? The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is leading two different initiatives that will assess eligible ... Read More

Is Your Site Eligible for LSSI?

June 9, 2016 | John Baeringer Topics: LSSI

A petroleum discharge can affect the people who work on the site as well as the people who live in the surrounding area. As a result of possible hazards and health risks, the property values of contaminated areas may be affected due to the stigma attached to petroleum contamination. A site closure ... Read More

Understanding the Low Score Site Initiative

February 15, 2016 | Victoria Richmond Topics: FDEP, LSSI

The Low Score Site Initiative (LSSI) is a voluntary program in which property owners can select a qualified environmental consultant to assess the soil and groundwater to determine if the site is clean. The goal of this initiative is to determine whether the site is eligible for a Site ... Read More