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LSPA News & Announcements

October 17, 2016
MassDEP Finalizes Vapor Intrusion Guidance
As of Monday, October 17, 2016, MassDEP's Vapor Intrusion guidance document is final.  

The document entitled "VAPOR INTRUSION GUIDANCE: SITE ASSESSMENT, MITIGATION AND CLOSURE Policy #WSC-16-435" is available here:

September 15, 2016
Comments to EPA on the NPDES Draft 2016 Remediation General Permit (RGP) Due September 19, 2016 
Please be advised that Monday, September 19, 2016, is the final day to submit comments to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Draft 2016 Remediation General Permit (RGP). Comments must be submitted in writing to Shauna Little, Office Of Ecosystem Protection, EPA - Region 1, at 617-918-1989 or

For a copy of the Draft RGP, Federal Register Notice, and Fact Sheet, please follow the link below:

Click here for more information. 

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 The LSPA Regulations Committee is assembling comments on this 12-page draft guidance document and would like your input.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.

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Attending the Soils Conference in Amherst?
Are you attending the 32nd Annual International Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water, and Energy in Amherst next week? Are you an LSPA member in the Western, Massachusetts area? Please consider meeting up for an informal gathering at The Hangar Pub. Click here for details.

Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions Annual Environmental Conference 2017
For the first time, the MACC Annual Environmental Conference (AEC) will include a college student poster session. Click here to learn more.