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EBC Site Remediation and Redevelopment Committee
September 22, 2009 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
MassDEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup Priorities and Goals for 2009-2010 and Committee planning meeting
First, Janine Commerford, who serves as Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup in MassDEP, will discuss the Bureau’s priorities and goals. The Bureau has responsibility for ensuring timely and protective cleanups of hazardous waste sites across the state, as well as for the Emergency Response, Brownfields, and Marine Oil Spill Prevention programs. Please come with your questions.
Ms. Commerford holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Earth and Planetary Sciences from MIT and has over 20 years of experience in the environmental field. In addition to her work with MassDEP, she has also done consulting work in New Jersey and Massachusetts. She is a Licensed Site Professional.
Ms. Commerford also serves as Chair of the Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup professionals (the LSP Board), and sits on the Scientific Advisory Board for the UMass Amherst International Conference on Contaminated Soils, Sediments, and Water, and on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA).
After Ms. Commerford’s presentation, we will brainstorm topics that members would like to see presented in future meetings. Please come prepared with one or two topics, preferably including ideas on who may be able to speak on that topic.
Coffee and bagels will be served.