MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership – EBC Annual Solid Waste Management Briefing


Date: November 9, 2023


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


100 Crossing Boulevard

Framingham, MA 01702

A map with a link to directions is at the bottom of this page.

Accessibility: EBC is committed to providing an environment that is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you need a disability-related accommodation, or have other questions, please contact us at [email protected].

This annual EBC Solid Waste Management program provides a unique opportunity for attendees to hear from John Fischer, Deputy Division Director of Solid Waste Materials Management at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and from the leadership of the regional MassDEP Solid Waste Sections. Having the Chiefs and the Deputy Division Director in the same room offers an unprecedented opportunity to get all of your questions answered.

The Chiefs will address:

  • MassDEP’s Solid Waste Master Plan
  • Reduce & Reuse Action Plan
  • Implementation of Minimum Performance Standard at C&D Facilities
  • Permitting
  • Capacity and Rail Haul
  • PFAS Testing at Landfills
  • Post-Closure Issues
  • Frequent Violations

There will be ample time for open discussion and Q & A between speakers and attendees.

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 program.

Additional information can be found under the tabs above.
Program Speakers

Overview – MassDEP Solid Waste Management Program

  • John Fischer, Deputy Division Director, Solid Waste Materials Management, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Regional DEP Leadership of the Solid Waste Management Section

  • Mark Fairbrother, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Northeast Region
  • Mark Dakers, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Southeast Region
  • Daniel Hall, Chief, Solid Waste Management Section, Western Region
  • Dan Guglielmi, Environmental Engineer IV, Solid Waste Management Section, Central Regional Office

Moderated Discussion

Program Moderator

  • Debra Darby, Client Manager, Organics Sustainability Solutions, Tetra Tech
Program Agenda
  • 9:00 a.m. – Registration & Networking
  • 9:30 a.m. – Program Begins
  • 10:45 a.m. – Networking Break
  • 11:00 a.m. – Moderated Discussion
  • 12:00 p.m. – Program Adjourns
  • All attendees must submit the required health questionnaire while registering for this event.
  • Attendees are encouraged to take an at-home test prior to attending any EBC in-person program.
  • While encouraged, masking is not required.
  • Please do not attend this program if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: a cough, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste, or loss of smell.
  • Please do not attend this event if you are testing positive for COVID-19, or have been in contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions about attending this program, please reach out to EBC staff by calling the office (617-505-1818) or via email ([email protected]).

The available PowerPoint presentations from the MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership – EBC Annual Solid Waste Management Leadership Briefing can be viewed below.

Presentations – MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs & Leadership – EBC Annual Solid Waste Management Leadership Briefing

EBC does not guarantee that each speaker PowerPoint will be posted.

Please note that this program will not be recorded. Program recording of any kind is not permitted.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

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