The Massachusetts Coalition for Water Resources Stewardship

2nd ANNUAL CLEAN WATER ACT STRATEGIES SYMPOSIUM: Sustainable Solutions

Over 100 people from across New England attended the 2nd Annual Clean Water Act Strategies Symposium. The Symposium was on May 16, 2011 at The Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott in Marlborough, MA.

The Coalition was fortunate to have Richard K. Sullivan, Jr., Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, as the keynote speaker. Secretary Sullivan spoke about policies and initiatives of the Commonwealth and the importance of the Coalition in helping the state address federal regulations and policies.

The attendees also had the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of experts about recent regulatory activities in New England and around the nation that are impacting municipalities. The speakers and panelists discussed the strategies to respond to the recent regulatory activities, including efforts to encourage smarter investment in the nation’s failing water and wastewater infrastructure.

PROGRAM

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) Money Matters Campaign: Smarter Investment to Advance Clean Water

Chesapeake Bay and Florida Stormwater and Nutrient Issues: Bringing Reality and Common Sense into the TMDL Process

MS4 NPDES Permit Implementation: Stories from Elsewhere

MCWRS Water Quality Standards Review Initiative: Municipal Strategy for Promoting Cost-Effective Compliance with New Federal Mandates