LSPA News & Blog

LSPA Introduces Practice Tip of the Month for February 2024
February 13, 2024
A new LSPA practice tip was introduced at the February 2024 Membership Meeting, which was held remotely on February 13, 2024 via Zoom. To review the full practice tip regarding groundwater quality, please click here.   

New MCP 2024 Amendment Topics
February 7, 2024
In anticipation of March 1, 2024, when the MCP Amendments go into effect, the LSPA’s Regulations Committee has been working on summarizing key changes to the MCP regulations. Read the latest summary here.

MCP 2024 Amendments Impact on Climate Change
January 29, 2024
In 2022, the LSPA's Climate Change subcommittee produced and shared a Climate Change Toolkit. Now, the MCP Amendments are final and it’s time to start using the toolkit! Click here to learn more and access the toolkit.

Updates from the LSP Board of Registration
January 17, 2024
The LSP Board of Registration announced February 26, 2024 as the date of the next LSP Exam and provided details on its staff positions. Currently, all LSP Board of Registration Staff positions are filled. More details are available here

The New MCP on Sampling and Exposure Points
January 8, 2024
In anticipation of March 1, 2024, when the MCP Amendments go into effect, the LSPA’s Regulations Committee has been working on summarizing key changes to the MCP regulations. Click here to review summaries of the three Sampling and Exposure Point Concentration topics.

Last Call for 2023 Environmental Justice Grants

2023 is the 30th anniversary of the LSPA.  We have recognized this milestone by launching our first request for proposals for grants to support and celebrate environmental and natural resource projects in Environmental Justice Populations in Massachusetts.

As of November 1, 2023, there is $7,500 remaining to be awarded in the Southeast Region of the state and $6,000 to be awarded in the Central Region of the state.  Check here to find MassDEP regional offices by community.  

The final application deadline for 2023 is midnight on December 15, 2023.  We encourage you to apply soon. More information and details, including proposal guidelines are here.

Please write us at [email protected] with questions.




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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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