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LSPA News & Announcements

November 5, 2015

MassDEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup Updates -  
The second public review draft of the Light Nonaqueous Phase Liquid (LNAPL) Guidance is posted under “Draft Policies & Guidance” here.  This document has been updated to reflect public comments received on the first (July 2014) draft.  BWSC will be holding a meeting on the revised draft on Thursday November 12, 2015 at 10:00 am at MassDEP’s Boston Office, One Winter Street 2nd floor conference rooms A & B.  Please submit any written comments on the second public hearing draft by Friday December 18, 2015 to Kendall.Marra@MassMail.State.MA.US.

LSPA Comments on MassDEP's Draft Interim Policy on Reclamation Soils
The LSPA submitted comments to MassDEP on its Draft Interim Policy on Reclamation Soil. Read our letter.  

June 15, 2015 
LSPA Board of Directors Elected  

The LSPA membership has elected Susan O'Brien, LSP of Amec Foster Wheeler, for a first term on the LSPA Board.  Two current Board members were re-elected for second terms:  Mike Billa, LSP of Tetra Tech, and Mike Penzo, LSP, Consulting Hydrogeologist.  They were each elected for three year terms and will take office on July 1, 2015. 

May 27, 2015 
MassDEP Publishes Draft Interim Policy on Reclamation Soils 
MassDEP has prepared a DRAFT Interim Policy on the Re-Use of Soil for Large Reclamation Projects; the draft policy is now available on MassDEP’s Reclamation Soil blog (  Comments are due to MassDEP by June 17, 2015. Read More

May 5, 2015 
Candidates for 2015-2016 LSPA Board of Directors
Voting will open on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 and Board positions will take effect July 1, 2015. Mike Billa, Susan O'Brien, and Michael Penzo are the three candidates. Read More

April 28, 2015 
Massachusetts Geological Society is Formed 
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Watch for Falling Snow: Adventures of Brad Cousineau, Environmental Scientist, SAGE Environmental
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2014 MCP Regulatory Changes: Characterizing and Closing Out NAPL Sites
The recent revisions to the MCP, most of which became effective June 20, 2014, ...
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Local Regulation of Moderately Contaminated Soils - Town of Dartmouth 
When doing any project, consider whether local Board of Health, Planning Board, Wetlands... 
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New Good Samaritan Law Protects LSPs
Starting on January 1, 2015, LSPs will have liability protection when they provide voluntary...
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