LSPA News & Blog

LSPA Requests Nominations for 2024 Contribution to the Practice Awards
May 17, 2024
The LSP Association requests your nominations for our 2024 "Contribution to the Practice" Awards. If you know of a deserving candidate and wish to nominate the person and/or organization, please complete this form. The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 9, 2024. The awards are presented annually in the fall either via live webinar or at the LSPA’s October dinner meeting. Learn more

LSPA Introduces Compliance Tip of the Month for May 2024
May 16, 2024
The following LSPA compliance tip regarding PFAS in drinking water was introduced at the May 2024 Membership Meeting, which was held remotely on May 16, 2024 via Zoom. Read Compliance Tip here.   

Important Professional Liability Notice: Insurance Exclusions for PFAS-Related Waste Site Cleanup Activities
May 13, 2024
In February 2024, the LSPA heard from a few members that their insurance carriers were adding PFAS exclusions to their professional liability policies. This has since been confirmed by other LSPs and practitioners. To support our membership, the LSPA is compiling information that may be helpful to members re-evaluating their insurance policies. Learn more here. 

Upcoming Funding Opportunity Through MassDEP’s Technical Assistance Grant Program
May 9, 2024
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the FY25-26 Technical Assistance Grants (TAGs) funding opportunity. Learn more here. 

LSPA Legislative Update
May 9, 2024
The LSPA is pleased to announce that on April 25, 2024, the Massachusetts Senate passed the LSPA’s bill, S.2737, An Act relative to the remediation of home heating oil releases. Click here to learn more about this progress and review the other legislation the LSPA is following. 

LSPA Environmental Justice Grants

We received so many strong applications in 2023.  Thank you!  We’re just sorry that we couldn’t fund them all.  Congratulations to the six grant recipients for their impressive projects (most of which are still underway).

More information to come.

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Emerging Professionals Resources 

The LSPA's Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC) is dedicated to providing educational & social programs for professionals who are new to environmental consulting in Massachusetts. In addition to several other events, the EPC holds two annual events of great interest.  

LSP Exam Prep & Overview features newly licensed LSPs discussing their experiences preparing for and taking the LSP exam.  The most recent videos, which include Q & A sessions, are provided below. 

2022 recording (90 minutes)
2021 recording (90 minutes)

To LSP or Not to LSP: Career Path Considerations in Environmental Consulting presents a panel discussing and answering questions about various career track options in the Environmental Assessment and Remediation Industry, their backgrounds, and how they landed in their current roles.

2023 recording (80 minutes)
2021 recording (65 minutes)



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