This page contains links to some of the Massachusetts and Federal sites
relevant to airport environmental health.
If you wish to suggest sites to be added to this page,
|The Official Website of
the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
This site has a path to every state agency, and a
search capability. If you need a place to start for Massachusetts
government, this is it.
To access the Mass State web site, click
|Massachusetts State Environmental and Health
There are two major organizations, each reporting to the Governor's
|Massachusetts Executive Office of Environment
Headed By: Bob Durand, Secretary of Environmental Affairs,
who reports to the Governor.
Its mission is to protect and conserve natural resources in
Massachusetts. The EOEA has oversight responsibility for the environmental
reviews related to airport expansion. To access the EOEA, click
EOEA is the parent organization of DEP and
MEPA, among others.
|Massachusetts Department of Environmental
Headed By: Commissioner Lauren Liss, who is appointed
by the Secretary of Environmental Affairs.
mission is to be the guarantor of the people's right to
clean air and water.
the MA DEP, click
Environment Policy Act (MEPA)
Headed by: Director Jay
Home of Arthur Pugsley, IV, who participates in the
Logan Environmental Review process.
Mission: This is the web site of the department
responsible for enforcement of the MEPA. It
contains a set of the MEPA regulations, and a
"responsibility matrix" of regulations vs.
MEPA also provides the procedure (The Environmental
Impact Statement) that is used to satisfy environmental
To access MEPA, click
Department of Public Health
The Secretary of the Executive Office
of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is William K. O'Leary.
The Commissioner is Howard K. Koh.
Its mission is "helping people
lead healthy lives in healthy communities".
To access the Commissioner's Page, click
Mass DPH is the parent organization of the Bureau
of Environmental Heath Assessment (BEHA), among others.
Bureau of Environmental Health Assessment (BEHA)
Head of the BEHA is Suzanne Condon,
The BEHA, among other
responsibilities, is the department that conducts health
It is part of the Massachusetts
Department of Public Health.
To access the BEHA, click
|Other Mass State Agencies
|Massport - Logan Airport
This site has Massport's view of the world. It
contains a link to "Planning For the Future", which
contains information about regional airports. It also contains
an interesting set of FAQ's about Massport's view of airport
To access Massport - Logan, click
| US Government -
|US Department of Transportation
DOT Mission: "To serve the US by ensuring
a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient
transportation system that meets our vital national interests
and enhances the quality of life of the American People, today
and in the future."
This department plays a prominent role in
Boston's "Big Dig" construction project, as well as
air transportation initiatives.
( Note: Could it be that "The buck stops
The home page presents a list of choices.
Click on "Programs and Initiatives" to access
information about "Free Flight Phase 1 (FAA's improved
control system)", or "Intermodal Transportation".
Go to the bottom of the Site home page, and
click on the "Search" link to access an index of every
DOT web page.
To access the US DOT, click
Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
This site has links to many research centers
and programs for concerned citizens.
To access the US EPA, click
| The US
Federal Aviation Agency (US FAA)
This site has an enormous amount of
information, if you can find it. It is a source of a great deal
of technical information and also contains links to other FAA
To access the US FAA, click