This report reflects site conditions as of February
2002. The conclusions and recommendations contained in this report
are based upon professional opinions with regard to the subject
matter. These opinions have been developed in accordance with currently
accepted standards and practices applicable to the site location,
and are subject to the following inherent limitations:
- The data and findings presented in this report are valid as
of the dates when the investigation was performed (November 2001
through February 2002). The passage of time, manifestation of
latent conditions or occurrence of future events may require further
exploration at the site, analysis of data, and re-evaluation of
the findings, observations, and conclusions expressed in the report.
- The data reported and the findings, observations, and conclusions
expressed in the report are limited by the scope of work. The
scope of work was defined by the request of the client.
- Because of the limitations stated above, the findings, observations,
and conclusions expressed by SEACOR in this report are not, and
should not be, considered an opinion concerning the compliance
of any past or present owner or operator of the site with any
federal, provincial or local law or regulation.
- No warranty or guarantee, whether express or implied, is made
with respect to the data or the reported findings, observations,
and conclusions, which are based solely upon site conditions in
existence at the time of investigation.
- SEACOR Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) reports present
professional opinions and findings of a scientific and technical
nature. While attempts were made to relate the data and findings
to applicable environmental laws and regulations, the report shall
not be construed to offer legal opinion or representations as
to the requirements of, nor compliance with environmental laws,
rules, regulations or policies of federal, provincial or local
governmental agencies. Any use of the Phase 1 ESA report constitutes
acceptance of the limits of SEACOR's liability. SEACOR's liability
extends only to Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales and their client,
Sydney Steel Corporation, and not to any other parties who may
obtain the Phase 1 ESA report.