LSPA September 2020 Membership Meeting 

Current and Emerging MCP Practice Topics for LSPs 

When: Thursday, September 24, 2020  
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM  EST
Live Webinar via Zoom
Registration: In your LSPA registration confirmation email, you will receive a link to a Zoom "Webinar Registration" for this topic. Please complete this registration. Once registered with Zoom, you will receive reminder emails with the course materials as well as other webinar details. Please note: registration closes on September 24 at 4:15 PM. 

  • Kathleen A. Theoharides, Secretary, MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (View Biography)
  • Paul Locke, Assistant Commissioner, MassDEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup (View Biography)

This membership meeting presentation has beeapproved by the LSP Board of Registration for 1.0 DEP Regulatory credit.


Secretary Theoharides will kick off the evening by addressing several key topics such as: 

  • Environmental Protection During Covid
  • Climate Change & Adaptation, including how it affects contaminated sites
  • The Natural Resource Damage program
Assistant Commissioner Locke's presentation, "Current and Emerging MCP Practice Topics," will touch on several topics including:
  • Lessons learned during Covid: public involvement, deadlines, annual fees, and enforcement
  • Amended MCP: status, update on key topics, and next steps
  • PFAS: soil disposal implications, private well testing, status of MCL process, risk communication challenges
  • Climate change: impacts on remediation, implementing new regulations at sites, content areas and timetable for MassDEP guidance
There will be time for questions and answers at the end of each presentation.
4:30 PM  Welcome and Announcements (this is the time to dig into your homemade lobstah sliders)
4:40 PM  Sponsor Introductions
4:45 PM  Contribution to the Practice Awards 
4:50 PM  Speaker Introductions
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Presentations by Secretary Theoharides and Asst. Commissioner Locke 

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