Mason & Associates, Inc. Wetland Consultants
National Grid Wachusett Substation Expansion – West Boylston, MA

The firm provided environmental, regulatory compliance and construction inspection services to National Grid for this substation expansion. Services included resource area delineation, strategic development, permitting, agency coordination, construction monitoring and issue resolution. With the project adjacent to a public water supply, regulatory compliance included the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the Town of West Boylston Conservation Commission. Also, the company participated at the Department of Telecommunications and Energy public hearing and prepared the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Notice of Intent and StormWater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).
Fore River Station Combined Cycle Power Plant - Weymouth, MA

Construction inspection and regulatory reporting was provided by Mason &Associates to assist Exelon in the development of a new 750 megawatt electric power plant powered by natural gas. Mason & Associates performed weekly site inspections of erosion and sediment controls and nearby coastal water resources for over two and a half years of construction. Inspections were performed to assure compliance with an Order of Conditions issued by theWeymouth Conservation Commission. Key issues involved coordination of erosion controls between contractors involved in separate projects occurring on the site, including a marine gas pipeline, major drawbridge replacement, and wastewater tunnel project.
National Grid New 115 kV Electrical Transmission Line – Groveland, West Newbury, Merrimac, and Amesbury, MA

The company provided environmental and regulatory compliance services, agency coordination, and project planning for this new 7-mile 115 kV electrical transmission line in an existing right-of-way through Groveland, West Newbury, Merrimac, and Amesbury. Mason & Associates conducted extensive wetland delineation and obtained required environmental permits including four local Orders of Conditions, State 401 Water Quality Certification, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 404 Permit, MEPA Certificate on the Single Environmental Impact Report, and U.S EPA Storm Water Construction General Permit.
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