LSPA Continuing Education Seminar
Environmental Symposium 2024

Method 3 Stage I Environmental Screening: MCP Updates and Case Studies

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST; Track 2
Location: Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Road Framingham, MA
Cost: $100 Members | $250 Non-Members
Course Instructor: Tony Rodolakis, Risk Assessment Subject Matter Expert, WSP (View Instructor Biography)

Available Credits
2.0 MA LSP technical Credits - #1841
2.0 CT LEP Credits - CTLEP-591
2.0 NY PE Credits - #202411099
2.0 NY PG Credits - #202411099 

Excellent Review from 2021 Course: 
"Great presenter. Easy to listen to. Well organized."
"Well done, good experience - learned a lot."
"Excellent speaker and understandable level of technical detail."

This is a new course, reflecting the 2024 MCP Amendments.

LSPA Environmental Symposium:
This course is being held during the LSPA Environmental Symposium 2024. Details on the day's events can be found here.

Course Description: 

This course is designed to assist LSPs in better understanding the Stage I Environmental Screening (ES) process under 310 CMR 40.0995 including recent MCP updates for coal tar; the last 30 minutes of the course will test participants knowledge with case studies and project examples.  


  1. Into/What is a Stage I ES
    1. Place within the MCP
    2. Regulations, guidance documents, and best practices
    3. Uses and limitations
  2. Conducting a Stage I ES
    1. Defining Nature & Extent
    2. Readily Apparent Harm
    3. Local Conditions
    4. Numerical screening - Soil
    5. Numerical screening - Surface water
    6. Numerical screening - Sediment
    7. Uncertainties
    8. Interpreting the Results & Next Steps
  3. Changes in the 2024 MCP Amendments
    1. Coal Tar
    2. PFAS
  4. Case studies/Example Projects for attendees to figure out

Time for Questions & Answers is included in each section.

Many Thanks to the LSPA Symposium Sponsors!











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