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EBC Water Resources Committee Meeting: Overview and Current Water/Wastewater Topics at Mass DEP with Ann Lowery

When:
October 28, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Where:
Bowditch & Dewey, 44th Floor
1 International Place
Boston MA 02110
Cost:
No charge to attend this meeting

Join us for this EBC Water Resource Committee morning meeting. Ann Lowery will provide an overview of MassDEP water related programming activities. More specifically she will discuss the Water Management Act regulatory revisions that were developed from the Sustainable Water Management Initiative, nutrient management developments, the status of the Clean Water Act Section 208 management plan for Cape Cod, and some of the highlights from recent water related legislative proposals, including some significant water infrastructure bills.

Agenda

7:30 a.m.        Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.         Welcome – Mike Scipione, Chair, EBC Water Resources Committee – President, Weston & Sampson

Water & Wastewater – Overview and Current Topics at Mass DEP

  • Ann Lowery, Deputy Assistant Commissioner
    Bureau of Resource Protection
    Mass Department of Environmental Protection

9:30 a.m.         Adjourn  

Speaker

Ann Lowery, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Resource Protection
Mass Department of Environmental Protection
One Winter Street, Boston, MA  02108
617.292.5846  //  ann.lowery(at)state.ma.us

Ann Lowery is the Deputy Assistant Commissioner at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) for the Bureau of Resource Protection.  The Bureau administers a number of water focused programs to protect wetlands and waterways, ensure reliable and effective drinking water supply and wastewater treatment, monitor water quality and administer the state revolving loan funds for water infrastructure.  Her current work focuses on water related regulatory and policy issues, including energy and water management and climate change.  She has previously served in a variety of positions at the agency including Chief Presiding Officer of the Office of Appeals and Dispute Resolution, Director of the Office of Enforcement, and Senior Counsel within the Office of General Counsel.  She is a graduate of Reed College,   Northeastern University School of Law, and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.