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Mission

Hartford CT

The mission of the EBC Connecticut Chapter is to identify and address issues of concern and of interest to EBC members and their clients in Connecticut. Issues include legislative, regulatory and policy developments in Connecticut, recent project successes and how they were accomplished, and networking and business development opportunities at the federal, state, regional, and local level. These issues are addressed by providing objective information from up-to-date and reliable sources including government officials, technology developers, and business experts.

To implement this mission statement, the Chapter will:

  • Create and foster an open and ongoing exchange with legislators and regulators.
  • Organize focus groups to provide state regulators and policy makers with ideas, experiences and opinions on defined draft policies or regulations.
  • Organize seminars, workshops or conferences programs on major topics of interest.
  • Organize matchmaking programs.
  • Foster networking opportunities that create opportunities for the EBC membership to meet important stakeholders, potential clients and other EBC members.

Topics Include:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Issues
  • Site Remediation and Redevelopment Including Managing PCB Contaminated Caulkiing
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water and Wastewater

Chapter Leadership

Chapter Chair

John A. Figurelli, Team Leader
Weston & Sampson
273 Dividend Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860.513.1473  //  email

Chapter Vice Chair

Ruthanne F. Calabrese, Manager
Environmental Performance & Information Management
Eversource Energy
107 Selden Street, Berlin, CT 06037
860.665.6181  //  email

Leadership Team

The members of the EBC Connecticut Chapter Leadership team meet routinely with the committee chair to identify topics for future EBC programs.  As part of their responsibility, members of the leadership team will also take on the role of program chair to organize and moderate EBC programs for this Chapter.

Current members of the EBC Connecticut Chapter Leadership Team include:

Jon Abplanalp, Vice President
Resource Options, Inc.
200 Highland Ave, 4th Floor, Suite 404, Needham, MA 02494
781.455.7114  //  email

Samuel Bell, Senior Hazard Mitigation Specialist
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
249 Vanderbilt Avenue, Norwood, MA  02062
781.278.3847  //  email

Christopher J. Frey, Senior Project Manager
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
655 Winding Brook Drive, Suite 402, Glastonbury, CT 06033
860.858.3104  //  email

Dana Huff, Vice President
Tighe & Bond
1000 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484
203.712.1122  //  email

Kyle Johnson, Associate
Brown & Rudnick LLP
185 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT 06103
860.509.6570 //  email

Carl Stopper, Vice President
TRC Environmental Corporation
21 Griffin Rd N, Windsor, CT 06095
860.298.6231  //  email

Ryan Vescovi, Account Manager 
Enpro Services, Inc.
92 Commerce Circle Durham, CT 06422
203.268.7046 // email

Invitation – If your company is a member of the EBC and you are interested in being considered as a member of the EBC Connecticut Chapter Leadership Team, please send an email with your contact information and a brief bio to Daniel Moon, dmoon@ebcne.org.

Past Meetings

2016

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2005

2004

  • November 15 – New Source Review
  • June 29 – EBC’s CT Chapter Networking Event
  • March 19 – Planning Meeting

2003

  • March 14 – Breakfast with U.S. EPA Region I Administrator Bob Varney

2002

  • December 12 – Luncheon – The Evolving Role of the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager in 2003
  • October 2 – CT DEP Air, Water and Waste Bureau Programs for 2003
  • April 9 – Joint Meeting of the CT Bar Association Environmental Law Section/Planning & Zoning Section and EBCNE CT Chapter
  • February 27 – Business Development Briefing – Contracting Opportunities with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • January 9 – Meeting – Contracting Opportunities With Con-Ed