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MassDEP: Developing Stormwater Management Educational Materials

Project Sponsors Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) The MassDEP is a state environmental agency that is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment. Also, the MassDEP is the liaison between the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the municipalities in Massachusetts. MassDEP website on stormwater Central Massachusetts Regional Stormwater Coalition (CMRSWC)  The CMRSWC…

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Mass DEP: Cost Analysis of the 2014 MS4 Permit

Student Researchers Eric Correia, a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Over the past summer, Eric has worked as a machine operator at Prattville Machine and Tool Co. in Peabody, MA. Cameron Peterson, a junior majoring in Robotics and Mechanical Engineering. Cameron recently completed a course where he managed a team…

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Cost Analysis for Implementing MS4 Permit in Towns of Central Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is the state agency responsible for ensuring clean air and water, the safe management of toxics and hazards, the recycling of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources (http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/about/). The goal of our project…

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Phase II MS4 Permit: Improving Central Massachusetts Stormwater Management

Welcome to the homepage of the Central Massachusetts Stormwater Management Project! We are a group of Worcester Polytechnic Institute students working with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to examine the issue of stormwater runoff throughout Central Massachusetts. To learn more about the MassDEP, visit the About Our Sponsor page.  From left to right:…

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Compliance of Central Massachusetts Municipalities with Stormwater Regulations

We are a group of WPI students working in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). MassDEP is the state agency in charge of protecting the environment of Massachusetts through the management of toxic spills, the preservation of wetlands, and the management of air and water quality. Our team is composed of three…

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Stormwater Regulation in Central Massachusetts

We are  Worcester Polytechnic Institute‚Äôs Phase II MS4 Stormwater Pilot Team.  We are currently working with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental protection to help populate a database (the Zoho Database) which will contain information regarding the MS4 (separate stormwater sewer systems).  This database will allow the Massachusetts Department of Environmental protection to have a better understanding…

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