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LSPA News & Announcements

July 25, 2016
Mass DEP Updates: New, revised BWSC104 Permanent & Temporary Solution Statement Form
Beginning on or about Thursday, July 28, 2016, MassDEP will release a revised BWSC104 Permanent and Temporary Solution Statement Form in eDEP. The new form will include additions to Section E that will include questions related to Active Exposure Pathway Mitigation Measures (AEPMM) for:

  • Certain Permanent Solutions with Conditions (Section E2a) and;
  • Temporary Solutions (Section E3)

The additions allow for easier identification of those Permanent or Temporary Solutions that rely on AEPMMs. Click here for more information on these recent changes. 

June 10, 2016

LSPA Requests Your Comments on Draft Technical Update 
MassDEP has recently released the Historic Fill / Anthropogenic Background Public Comment DRAFT Technical Update. A copy is available here on the MassDEP website. The LSPA Regulations Committee is assembling comments on this 12-page draft guidance document and would like your input. Please send your comments, suggestions, and revisions to the LSPA Regulations Committee Co-Chairs by Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Click here for more information about how to do this.

June 9, 2016
LSPA Board of Directors Election 
Election results are in for the LSPA's Board of Directors.  Marilyn Wade, LSP,  Brown & Caldwell, was re-elected for a second term.  Marilyn currently serves as the LSPA Treasurer.  Two new Board members were elected:  Patrick Corcoran, LSP, EnviroTrac, and Matthew Young, Senior Project Manager, Cumberland Farms. They were each elected for three year terms and will take office on July 1, 2016.  They will replace outgoing Board members, and Past Presidents, Matt Hackman and Paul McKinlay.  Click here for more information about these new Board members. 

June 7, 2016
Court Decides Peterborough Oil vs. MassDEP
On June 6, 2016, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued its opinion in Peterborough Oil Co. v. MassDEP upholding MassDEP’s interpretation that the word “oil” in the Zone II exemption does not include leaded gasoline. Read on for a brief summary of the decision. The LSPA submitted an amicus brief in this case.

May 10, 2016
LSPA Opposes H. 695 - A Bill That Would Affect the LSP Board Process
The LSPA has written to the Chair of the House Ways & Means Committee of the Massachusetts Legislature expressing its strong opposition to H. 695 which would create an appeals board to hear from those aggrieved by determinations of the current LSP Board of Registration. Read our letter here. And contact the committee with your opinion. 

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Join Us in Welcoming Patrick Corcoran to the LSPA Board of Directors!
A member of the LSPA since 1998, Pat is a Senior Project Manager with EnviroTrac. He has been an environmental consultant for 24 years and an LSP for 18 years. Learn more.

Welcome Matthew Young to the LSPA Board of Directors!
Matt, a Senior Project Manager in the Environmental Affairs Department of Cumberland Farms, Inc. (CFI), has worked in the environmental industry for over 11 years as an environmental consultant/scientist and environmental project manager. Read more.