ASTM Updates

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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February 2018 – Haven’t had a chance to check out the library subscription service FIMo yet? David Hodnefield and Marla Smith will be showing off this extremely easy tool for accessing historical maps at the 2018 ALA Mid-Winter Conference in Denver, CO. Stop by Booth #2126 and see what it’s all about!

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

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

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

November 2017 – At 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.

October 2017 – Jeri Massengill & Marla Smith enjoyed showcasing HIG’s products at the CREW National Conference Marketplace in Houston, TX.

Rich Townsend attended the California Groundwater Conference in Sacramento, CA, the NEBC Remediation Conference in Tacoma, WA, with Jeri Massengill, and the Colorado Environmental Management Society Conference in Denver, CO. Jeri Massengill attended ASTM meetings in New Orleans, LA.

August 2017 – Rich Townsend traveled to Topeka, KS, to set up our exhibit at the Kansas Environmental Conference.

June 2017 – The new Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo) subscription service was presented by David Hodnefield, Jeri Massengill, and Marla Smith at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.

HIG was a proud Silver Sponsor of the annual Environmental Bankers Association Summer Conference in Providence, RI. We also sponsored the Wednesday Banker Training session. Jeri Massengill and Rich Townsend hosted Dine Arounds, and showcased our products and services at our booth during the conference.

May 2017 – Rich Townsend staffed the hole sponsored by HIG at the 20th Annual Professional Environmental Management Association Charity Golf Tournament at Coyote Hills Golf Course in Fullerton, CA.

Historical Information Gatherers, Inc. (HIG) celebrates its 20th Anniversary of helping clients reduce risk with accurate historical research.

April 2017 – Jeri Massengill received the Distinguished Service Award from ASTM International for her outstanding leadership and contributions in the revision of ASTM E2247-16 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process for Forestland or Rural Property.

March 2017 – HIG welcomes Rich Townsend as Director of Business Development.

First public demos of HIG’s online Fire Insurance Map subscription service are held at the Association of College and Research Libraries annual conference in Baltimore.


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