ASTM Updates

November 16, 2018 – A recap of the committee’s progress toward the revisions of E1527. A list of some of the focus areas currently being address is included in this article. (Read Article)

May 1, 2018 – Highlights of recent ASTM E50.02 Subcommittee meetings and a list of standards and standard guides that fall under E50.02 Subcommittee on Real Estate Assessment and Management. (Read Article)

November 3, 2017 – Highlights of recent ASTM E50.02 Subcommittee meetings and a list of standards and standard guides that fall under the E50.02 Subcommittee on Real Estate Assessment and Management. (Read Article)

September 15, 2017 – EPA amends AAI to reference current ASTM Phase I Standard for Forestland and Rural Properties (Read Article)

August 1, 2017 – Public comments expected to delay AAI reference to current Phase I Standard for Forestland and Rural Properties (Read Article)


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October 2018 – Rich Townsend traveled to the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania to attend the PA Brownfields Conference October 1st-3rd.

October 2nd & 3rd, Jeri Massengill and Marla Smith started the month out with a trip to the Ohio Transportation & Environmental Conference (OTEC) in Columbus, OH.

The Colorado Environmental Management Society (CEMS) held their Fall Conference on October 4th, where Rich attended sessions regarding the Environmental Management of Colorado Water Resources in the Agriculture, Mining, & Recreation Sectors.

The week of October 22nd is ASTM Committee Week in Washington, DC, where Jeri Massengill will be involved in discussions with the committee ASTM E50 – Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action.

Rich Townsend will be attending the California Land Recycling Conference 2018 October 24th – 25th in Carson, CA.

September 2018 – As a Silver Sponsor at the WAML 2018 Conference in San Diego, CA, David Hodnefield presented “Emerging from the Shadows – Making Unique Fire Insurance Maps Available to Researchers”. Tad Anderson was also onsite to conduct FIMo demonstrations September 12th-14th.

On September 20th, Rich Townsend exhibited HIG’s line of products and services at the Northwest Remediation Conference held on the 3rd floor of the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center.

August 2018 – HIG was an Isotelus Sponsor at the AIPG MN 10th Annual Education Committee Golf Scramble Fundraiser on August 2nd at the Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, MN.

August 7th, Jeri and Marla led golfers in a fun game for a chance to win a prize, as HIG sponsored a golf hole at the MNCREW Golf Classic at Legends Golf Club in Prior Lake, MN.

Jeri traveled to beautiful Jekyll Island, GA, to display HIG’s premium products and services at the Georgia Environmental Conference held August 22-24.

July 2018 – On July 18th, Rich Townsend greeted golfers at the HIG-sponsored hole during the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC) Open at the Heron Lakes Golf Club in Portland, OR.

June 2018 – HIG sponsored, organized events, and exhibited June 10th-13th at the EBA Summer 2018 Conference held in our hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

On June 21-26, David Hodnefield, Marla Smith, and Jeri Massengill provided test-drives of FIMo at Booth 618 at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA.

May 2018HIG was represented by Rich Townsend at our table at the Oregon Brownfields Conference in Gleneden Beach, OR.

David Hodnefield attended a day at the NGS Family History Conference in Grand Rapids, MI.

On May 15 & 16, Rich attended the Environmental Trade Fair & Conference (ETFC) in Austin, TX.

April 2018Rich Townsend managed the HIG display table April 29th – May 1st during the 2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference at the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort Conference Center in Gleneden Beach, OR.

Jeri & Rich attended ASTM Committee Week in San Diego, CA, April 10th-12th.

March 2018Rich & Jeri displayed HIG products at the National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference in Tacoma, WA, March 11th – 14th.

Rich Townsend attended the AEHS Winter Conference in San Diego, CA, March 19-22.

February 2018David Hodnefield and Marla Smith presented FIMo, an extremely easy tool for accessing historical maps, at the 2018 ALA Mid-Winter Conference in Denver, CO.

January 2018 – David Hodnefield provided test drives of FIMo to attendees at the AHA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Rich Townsend and Jeri Massengill were attendees at the EBA Winter 2018 Conference, in Newport Beach, CA.

December 2017Jeri Massengill and Rich Townsend were at our booth at the National Brownfields Training Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

November 2017At the WAML meeting in Austin, TX, David Hodnefield presented on HIG’s scanning project at the Library of Congress and the journey of getting FIMo off the ground and into libraries.


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