There will be a BWSC Greener Cleanups Workgroup Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at MassDEP, One Winter Street, Boston, Conference room A-2212 (click here for directions). The preliminary agenda will include a presentation/discussion of the following:  

1.       Clean Energy Legislative & Regulatory Updates 

  • An Act to Promote Energy Diversity (H 4568), July 2016
    • Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)
    • Small Hydroelectric Power Net Metering Facility
    • Energy Storage Systems/Energy Storage Initiative
    • Next Generation Solar Incentive Straw Proposal, September 2016

 2.       Greener Cleanups

  • FY 2017 Greener Cleanup Leadership Recognition Program
  • U.S. EPA Region 1 Updates (Kate Woodward, USEPA R1)
  • Case Study Presentation & Discussion
    • Andrew Irwin, Irwin Engineers, “Greener Cleanup Remedy Optimization Leads to Novel In-Situ Perchlorate Treatment”

 3.       Renewable Thermal  – Ground-Source Heat Pumps

  • Update: DOER’s Alternative Portfolio Standard Regulations (APS)
  • Update: Commercial Clean Heating & Cooling Grant Program

 4.       Climate Change Adaptation

  • Governor Baker’s Executive Order 569 – “Establishing an Integrated Climate Change Strategy For The Commonwealth”, September 2016
  • MCP Provisions for discussion

 5.       Next Meeting

  • Tuesday, March 14th, 2017


Thomas M. Potter, LEED Green Assoc.® | Chief, Clean Energy Development Coordinator
MassDEP | Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup | Boston Headquarters Office
One Winter Street, 6th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02108
T + 617.292.5628 | F + 617.292.5530
EM [email protected] 

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