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Samuel Moffett Added to Infrastructure Committee Leadership Team

Posted April 11, 2018 by

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Samuel Moffett of TRC will be joining the EBC Infrastructure Committee Leadership Team. Sam has been a long-time supporter of the EBC, and looks forward to contributing his industry knowledge to the Infrastructure Committee as a member of the Leadership Team.

Samuel Moffett, AICP, Senior Principal, Planning Permitting and Licensing
TRC
650 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA 01854
978.656.3647 // smoffett@trcsolutions.com

Sam is a certified planner with twenty years of experience providing regulatory permitting and stakeholder engagement support to clients throughout New England. The primary focus of Sam’s current work is highway, railroad, and electrical transmission facility permitting. He also has significant experience supporting efficient regulatory review of municipal, institutional, renewable energy, pipeline, water/wastewater, and remediation projects.

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Introducing the new EBC Infrastructure Committee

Posted March 5, 2018 by

The EBC is pleased to announce the establishment of the new EBC Infrastructure Committee.

The mission of the EBC Infrastructure Committee is to identify and address infrastructure issues and opportunities that are of concern and interest to EBC members and their clients. Issues include but are not limited to: legislative, regulatory and policy developments, innovative technologies, 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.

For more information, please follow this link.

Jake San Antonio to Chair the Infrastructure Committee

It gives the EBC great pleasure to announce that Jacob (Jake) San Antonio, Managing Director of Environmental Resources at VHB in Watertown will chair this important new committee for the EBC. He can be reached at 617.607.2710 or JSanAntonio@VHB.com.

Jake leads a team of over 80 Massachusetts-based environmental planners, scientists, and engineers. In his 15-year career, Jake has supported municipal, institutional, and state agency clients in the areas of flood control and drainage design, riverine modeling, ecological restoration design, stormwater management design, coastal modeling, water quality modeling, constructed treatment wetland design, geographic information systems, and permitting. Jake has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana. He is a registered professional engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Connecticut, and an Envision™ Sustainability Professional.

Leadership Team

The initial members of the leadership team for the EBC Infrastructure Committee include:

Committee Vice Chair:

  • Michael Scipione, President and CEO, Weston & Sampson

Leadership Team:

  • Catherine Finneran, Director of Environmental Affairs, Eversource Energy
  • Bob Hamilton, President, Woods Hole Group, Inc.
  • Ed Ionata, Senior Vice President, Tetra Tech
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Gretchen Carey Added to Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership Team

Posted February 7, 2018 by

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Gretchen Carey of Republic Services will be joining the EBC Solid Waste Management Committee Leadership Team. Gretchen has been a long-time supporter of the EBC, and looks forward to contributing her industry knowledge to the Solid Waste Management Committee as a member of the Leadership Team.

Gretchen Carey, Recycling & Organics Coordinator, LEED Green Associate
Republic Services
320A Charger Street, Revere, MA 02151
781.560.1412 // email

Gretchen Carey has worked in the environmental field for almost a decade, and is now the Republic Services Recycling and Organics Coordinator for the state of Massachusetts. Along with training and educating on recycling, she is helping to build the organics infrastructure in New England. Gretchen is on her second term as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the statewide recycling group, MassRecycle, and has recently been made a LEED Green Associate.

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Steven Roy Added to Climate Change and Air Committee Leadership Team

Posted January 30, 2018 by

It give us great pleasure to announce that Steven Roy of Ramboll will be joining the EBC Climate Change and Air Committee Leadership Team. Steve is currently Vice Chair of the EBC Water Resources Committee, and looks forward to contributing his industry knowledge to the Climate Change and Air Committee as a member of the Leadership Team.

Steven Roy, Climate Adaptation and Green Infrastructure Service Line Manager
Ramboll
3 Carlisle Road Suite 210 Westford, MA 01886
978.449.0356  //  email

Steve has more than 38 years of professional experience in the field of environmental program management and administration, specializing in water resources management, stormwater management, water conservation, and environmental impact assessment. His work focuses on the design and assessment of green infrastructure for stormwater management and climate adaptation designs.

Steve is a service line manager for Green Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation for Ramboll projects in the US.

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EBC Announces Leadership Change for the EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Committee

Posted January 29, 2018 by

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Jessica Cajigas, Project Manager with EnviroTrac Ltd., is now serving as the Vice Chair of the EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Committee.

Jessica Cajigas, Project Manager
EnviroTrac Ltd.
2 Merchant Street Suite 2, Sharon MA 02067
781.793.0074 | M 978.930.3777 | email

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Jessica is a Project Manager with EnviroTrac Ltd. She has 20 years of experience in the environmental field not only as a private consultant but also with Federal, state, and local government. With EnviroTrac, she manages subsurface soil and groundwater investigations of petroleum and hazardous material contamination at industrial and commercial properties, Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) response actions, Phase I property assessments (MCP and ASTM), property redevelopment, construction site health and safety audits, SPCC plan development and UST investigations and closures. Jessica has previously worked for the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services as a hazardous waste inspector and for the U.S. EPA Region I Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team (START) contractor providing technical support during removal actions, site investigations and emergency responses, as well as serving as a member of the Level A Counter-terrorism Team and providing response services in Washington D.C. after the 2001 anthrax attacks. Jessica received a BS in Environmental and Forest Biology from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, and a MS and a MPA in Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management from Indiana University.

It also gives me great pleasure to announce that Frank Riccardi, Vice President at Weston & Sampson, will now serve on the EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Committee as Vice Chair of TSCA & Emerging Contaminants. He previously served as the Chair of the EBC PCB/TSCA Subcommittee.

Frank Ricciardi, P.E., LSP, Vice President
Weston & Sampson
5 Centennial Dr, Peabody, MA 01960
978.532.1900 | email

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Mr. Ricciardi is a registered Professional Engineer and Licensed Site Professional with 20 years of experience in project management, environmental engineering, remediation system design, and hazardous waste site assessments. Mr. Ricciardi has extensive experience in the design and implementation of remediation alternatives for many PCB contaminated sites and buildings. He has managed the assessment/remediation of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund sites and state hazardous waste sites including the U.S. Army’s Soldier Systems Center in Natick, Massachusetts; the abandoned Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in central Vermont; and several Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) heavy maintenance facilities in Massachusetts. He is the Environmental, Geotechnical, and Energy (EG&E) Program Manager at Weston & Sampson Engineers.

TSCA and Emerging Contaminants programming will focus on:

  • TSCA/PCBs: The TSCA/PCBs committee will focus on all aspects of PCB remediation the science /abatement including environmental media and building materials. There is a considerable amount of uncertainty in the industry currently regarding the assessment, remediation and disposal practices associated with PCB impacted environmental media and building materials (caulking, paint, concrete, etc.). This EBC group will serve to understand and provide guidance for EPA-compliant approaches for remediation of these sites. A significant focus will be to interact with the EPA Region 1 TSCA administrator on a frequent basis to understand what approaches have been both proposed and approved.
  • Emerging Contaminants: Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), including Perfluorinated alkylated substances or PFAS and 1-4 Dioxane, are increasingly being detected at low levels in environmental media at concentrations above EPA/state health advisory levels/cleanup standards. We will focus on the most recent advancements in the science of assessment and remediation for these substances. We will also follow the regulation of these substances by USEPA and state environmental protection agencies.

Daniel K. Moon, President and Executive Director
Environmental Business Council of New England
(617) 262-4050 | email

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