LSPA News & Announcements

LSPA Comments on Asbestos Regulation 454 CMR 28.00
October 30, 2020
The LSPA learned of and submitted comments to the MA Department of Labor Standards on their Draft Asbestos Regulation 454 CMR 28.00 regarding the removal, containment, maintenance, or encapsulation of asbestos. Read the LSPA's letter here.

LSPA Unveils October 2020 Compliance Tip
October 28, 2020
A new LSPA compliance tip was presented at the October 2020 Membership Meeting, which was held virtually through the Zoom webinar platform, on October 28, 2020. Click here to review the new compliance tip.  

LSPA Soliciting Comments on Asbestos Regulations
October 19, 2020
The Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) has issued updated asbestos regulations; a public hearing will be held this Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10 am and written comments are due this Friday, October 23, 2020. This Notice of Public Hearing provides more detailed information. Learn More.

October 5, 2020
The LSPA has been contacted by Dr. Stephen Mabee, Director of the Massachusetts Geological Survey, and Massachusetts State Geologist, with a request that we distribute this nationwide survey to our membership. Click here to access the survey.

September 29, 2020
Before an audience of over 200 people on a Zoom videoconference, the LSP Association (LSPA) honored (and surprised!) Paul Locke, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), with its Contribution to the Practice Award. Learn more.

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Legislative Updates

LSPA's Home Heating Oil Insurance Bill Receives Favorable Report 
In February 2020, the LSPA-sponsored Senate Bill 594 - An Act relative to the remediation of home heating oil releases received a favorable report from the MA Legislature's Joint Committee on Financial Services. The bill is now awaiting action by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means. 

The purpose of S. 594 is to mandate that insurance coverage be provided for all Massachusetts households that use fuel oil. Read the LSPA's written testimony here.  

Watch this NBC10 Boston news segment and read more here.  



Job Postings

October 29, 2020
Staff Scientist/Engineer
EndPoint, LLC

October 20, 2020
Project Managers and LSPs
Terra Environmental, LLC

August 5, 2020
Counsel II
The Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals

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