LSPA News & Blog

Deadline Extended; Still Soliciting Comments on Two Draft MCP Guidance Documents
April 9, 2024
MassDEP’s deadlines for written comments have been extended to June 5, 2024 for both guidance documents currently posted on the MCP Amendments web pageRisk Characterization Guidance, Chapters 1-5, Public Review Draft” and “Interim Guidance on Implementing Activity and Use Limitations.” The two LSPA groups reviewing these guidance documents are still looking for comments. Learn how you can participate here

LSPA Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Scholarship Applications
March 28, 2024
The LSP Association Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for educational scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. The scholarship program supports continued education within environmental fields of study at colleges and universities throughout New England. Deadline for submission is Friday, May 3, 2024. Apply today.

LSPA Artificial Intelligence Survey Finds Cautious Respondents
March 22, 2024
The LSPA sent a survey on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to our 750 members in mid-January 2024. Given the increased discussion about and use of AI, the LSPA was interested to learn to what level our members are involved with AI at work and in their personal lives. Click here to review the results. 

LSPA Introduces Compliance Tip of the Month for March 2024
March 14, 2024
The LSPA introduced a new compliance tip at the March 2024 Membership Meeting, which was held remotely on March 14, 2024 via Zoom. Visit the LSPA blog to review the full compliance tip.  

MassDEP BWSC Advisory Committee Meeting Highlights
March 11, 2024
A MassDEP BWSC Advisory Committee meeting was held on February 15, 2024. This webpage has slides and video from the meeting. Some highlights can be found here

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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