Environmental due diligence (EDD) facilitates the evaluation of potential liability associated with land quality, as well as environmental and Health & Safety (H&S) concerns. Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) has evolved into an integral part of Merger & Acquisition transactions. The EDD purpose is to identify  and  assess the potential environmental risks as well as the opportunities and liabilities of the proposed  acquisition target. Historic contamination and or the presence of hazardous materials or wastes such as Asbestos and PCB are assessed as core aims of the EDD.