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EBC Dam Management Webinar: There’s a Permit for That – An Overview of Regulatory Reviews for Dam-Related Projects in Massachusetts

April 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

This EBC Dam Management Committee Program will provide an overview of the permitting process for dam safety and dam removal projects in Massachusetts, an update on current protocols from regulatory personnel, and guidance from various perspectives on permitting a dam project. This program is geared towards dam owners, contractors, and those involved in the design and permitting of dam repair and removal projects.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

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Final Agenda – Dam Management Webinar – There’s a Permit for That

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor

Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors



Agenda Details

Program Chairs:

  • Jill Griffiths, Water Resources Engineer, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC
  • Andrea Judge, Senior Project Engineer, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.

Speaker Agenda:

All the Dam Permits – An Overview of Massachusetts Regulatory Reviews

  • Jill Griffiths, Water Resources Engineer, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers, DPC

Tel-Electric Dam Removal: A Case Study in Permitting Challenges & Opportunities

  • Kristopher Houle, PE, Senior Ecological Restoration Engineer, Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration

Dam Rehabilitation Permitting Case Studies 

  • Melissa Coady, Project Environmental Scientist, Tighe & Bond

NOIs & Calculating Wetland Resource Area Impacts 

  • Paula Terrasi, Conservation Administrator, Town of Pepperell

Why is it Permitted that Way? Permit Compliance During Construction

  • Dan Galante, Senior Vice President, T Ford Company, Inc.

Moderated Discussion

Registration Details

Webinar: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through April 23 After April 23
EBC Member: $70 $90
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Please note that refunds are not available after April 27, 2021. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this webinar will close at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 27.


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Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees who are currently unemployed.