In an article for members of the American Health Law Association (AHLA), Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys John Dawson and Elaina Al-Nimri outline potential environmental issues for healthcare facilities, including the following:

  1. Potential liability for clean-up of property contamination.
  2. Compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits governing radioactive materials and radiological equipment, air emissions, waste handling and disposal, water discharges, and storage and use of materials of potential environmental concern.

The full article, “Environmental Issues for Health Care Real Estate,” was published by the AHLA’s Hospitals & Health Systems Practice Group – Real Estate Affinity Group on March 14 and is available online (subscription required).