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LSPA News & Blog

LSPA Soliciting Comments on Asbestos Regulations
October 19, 2020
The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) has issued updated asbestos regulations; a public hearing will be held this Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10 am and written comments are due this Friday, October 23, 2020. This Notice of Public Hearing provides more detailed information. Learn More.

October 5, 2020
The LSPA has been contacted by Dr. Stephen Mabee, Director of the Massachusetts Geological Survey, and Massachusetts State Geologist, with a request that we distribute this nationwide survey to our membership. Click here to access the survey.

September 29, 2020
Before an audience of over 200 people on a Zoom videoconference, the LSP Association (LSPA) honored (and surprised!) Paul Locke, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), with its Contribution to the Practice Award. Learn more.

September 27, 2020
On October 2, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) will publish final regulations establishing a drinking water standard, or a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL), for the sum of six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Read more here

LSPA Unveils September 2020 Compliance Tip
September 25, 2020
A new LSPA compliance tip was presented at the September 2020 Membership Meeting, which was held virtually through the Zoom webinar platform, on September 24, 2020. Click here to review the new compliance tip.  

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Legislative Updates

LSPA's Home Heating Oil Insurance Bill Receives Favorable Report 
In February 2020, the LSPA-sponsored Senate Bill 594 - An Act relative to the remediation of home heating oil releases received a favorable report from the MA Legislature's Joint Committee on Financial Services. The bill is now awaiting action by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. 

The purpose of S. 594 is to mandate that insurance coverage be provided for all Massachusetts households that use fuel oil. Read the LSPA's written testimony here.  

Watch this NBC10 Boston news segment and read more here.  

 

 

Job Postings

October 20, 2020
Project Managers and LSPs
Terra Environmental, LLC

August 5, 2020
Counsel II
The Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals

July 27, 2020
Project Manager - Remediation
The Vertex Companies, Inc.

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