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Presentation Added: Water Resources Program – Final Massachusetts MS4 General Permit

Posted June 29, 2016 by

The available presentations from the EBC Water Resources Program: Final Massachusetts Municipal Storm Sewer (MS4) General Permit Program completed on June 29, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.

Final Agenda – Water Resources Program – Final Massachusetts Municipal Storm Sewer General Permit Program

 

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Presentation Added: Drones – Unmanned Aircraft Use in the Environmental and Energy Industry

Posted June 24, 2016 by

The available presentations from the EBC Innovative Technology Program: Drones – Unmanned Aircraft Use in the Environmental and Energy Industry completed on June 24, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.

Final Agenda – EBC Innovative Technology Program – Drones – Unmanned Aircraft Use in the Environmental and Energy Industry

6-24-16 MASTER Innovative Technology Program: Drones – Unmanned Aircraft Use in the Environmental and Energ… by ebcne

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Business West Names Darleen Buttrick a 40 Under Forty Standout

Posted June 23, 2016 by

Darleen Buttrick HeadshotWestfield, Massachusetts – June 23, 2016 – Business West recently recognized Darleen Buttrick, a Project Manager and Associate at Tighe & Bond, as a 2016 “40 Under Forty” leader. The award ceremony and gala for the “40 Under Forty” winners took place on June 16 during a sold out event at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.

Buttrick was one of 40 winners, selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of more than 130 nominees, to become one of the newest members of the Business West “40 under Forty” club. The award recognizes exceptional leadership both on the job and within the community.

Buttrick, who joined Tighe & Bond’s Westfield office in 2005, has 11 years of professional engineering experience as a water treatment engineer. During this time, she has managed numerous water related projects for some of Tighe & Bond’s largest water utility clients. For example, she was the project manager for the recently completed $3 million ultraviolet disinfection facility for the Holyoke Water Works. An expert in the development of capital improvement plans for water facilities, she specializes in water treatment facility upgrades and renovations. She also is Tighe & Bond’s technical specialist for water treatment plant design in the Water Practice Group.

A licensed engineer in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Buttrick holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bucknell University, and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a member of the American Water Works Association, the New England Water Works Association/Connecticut Section, and the Western Massachusetts Water Works Association. She presents frequently at professional conferences, including presentations this year for the American Water Works Association Connecticut Section, the New England Water Works Association, and the Boston Society of Civil Engineers.

As a resident of Easthampton, Buttrick serves on the Aquifer Protection Committee. In addition, she launched and co-leads a Girl Scout troop in that city. She also is the Chair of the Board of Faith Formation at Edwards Church in Northampton, where she also serves as a church school teacher.

Tighe & Bond

Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering and environmental consulting firms in New England. It has offices in Pocasset, Westfield, Westwood, and Worcester, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Tighe & Bond also recently opened an office in Red Hook, New York.

With a team of more than 280 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.

Engineering News Record annually ranks Tighe & Bond among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally.  ZweigWhite also has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as one of the best engineering firms to work for in the nation.

For more information, please contact Vice President of Marketing, Mary Beth Morris, P.E. at 413-572-3247, or email at MBMorris@tighebond.comwww.tighebond.com

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Presentation Added: EBC Ocean & Coastal Resources Program: Resiliency Planning for the City of Boston

Posted June 22, 2016 by

The available presentations from the EBC Ocean & Coastal Resources Program: Resiliency Planning for the City of Boston completed on June 22, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.

Final Agenda – EBC Ocean & Coastal Resources Program: Resiliency Planning for the City of Boston

6-22-16 MASTER Boston Resiliency Planning.pdf by ebcne

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The Environmental Business Council of New England Announces Thomas A. Mackie, Esq. As Chair of the Board of Directors

Posted June 17, 2016 by

Press Release Contact:
Daniel K. Moon
Executive Director, EBCNE
(617) 262-4050
dmoon@ebcne.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

thomas mackieJune 17, 2016 – Boston, MA – The Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) is pleased to announce the election of Thomas A. Mackie, Managing Shareholder of Mackie Shea, P.C., as the Chair of the EBC Board of Directors.

A Board member for 13 years, Mr. Mackie most recently served as Vice Chair of Membership on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and served as Committee Chair of the Solid Waste Management Committee for over five years.

Mr. Mackie is an environmental business lawyer with the Boston-based environmental law firm Mackie Shea, P.C. For more than thirty years he has provided advice to businesses and municipalities facing complex environmental issues. He also handles numerous facility siting, permitting, regulatory compliance, enforcement defense, liability and insurance coverage cases with environmental components. As an environmental mediator Mr. Mackie has successfully mediated several wetlands disputes for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mr. Mackie has led the environmental due diligence in several Corporate acquisitions and mergers, most recently involving the acquisition of over fifty licensed hazardous waste facilities located in 31 states and Canada. These projects regularly involve the evaluation of myriad environmental liabilities, permits and licenses for industry leaders. He has chaired or served as a panelist on numerous committees and seminars on solid waste and environmental liability issues for the Environmental Business Council, Boston Bar Association, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. He is the author of “Solid Waste Law and Regulation” in Massachusetts Environmental Law which is widely regarded as the leading treatise on environment law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mr. Mackie graduated from Hobart College and earned his J.D., cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York.

Mr. Mackie was voted in as Chair of the EBC Board of Directors at the EBC’s 26th Annual Meeting on June 16, 2016. He will serve a two year term.

The Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) was established in 1990 by environmental and energy company executives who began meeting on a regular basis to exchange ideas and share experiences. The EBC was the first organization in the United States established to support and foster the development of the environmental industry.  The goal of the EBC is to enhance business and job growth of both established and emerging environmental and energy businesses.  For more information, please contact Ann Gisinger at (617) 505-1818 or ebc@ebcne.org.

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