Environmental and Hazardous Materials Management Services

The Environmental and Hazardous Materials Management Services Program assists and guides campus departments in environmental compliance issues and acts as a liaison between campus departments and environmental regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations. The Environmental and Hazardous Materials Management Services works very closely with Physical Plant, Facilities and Campus Planning, Research Affairs, Housing and Auxiliary Services not only on maintaining compliance, but also sustainability practices to reduce associated emissions and hazards.  Duties include:

  • Permitting, tracking and reporting of air, wastewater, storm water, reclaimed water and solid waste (hazardous and non hazardous) emissions;
  • Sampling, inspecting, oversight and disposal of hazardous materials to include hazardous building materials, spills and hazardous waste;
  • Oversight of environmentally-related equipment such as storage tanks, generators, and central heating plant equipment;
  • Providing environmental health and safety training, consultation and support to the campus community on areas related to laboratories, demolition, construction, sustainability efforts, equipment, and maintenance;
  • Updating technical expertise, maintaining appropriate credentials, and keeping current with local, state, and federal regulation to ensure the campus community is provided with the most current safety and regulatory information, strategies for management, and ability to mitigate risk;
  • Receiving, barcoding and delivering hazardous materials to laboratories and maintaining the chemical, biological and radiological inventory system;
  • Shipping hazardous materials. 
Name Title Contact
Gagnon, Dennis EH&S Power Plant Manager dgagnon@ehs.umass.edu
(413) 545-5119 office
(413) 687-2472 cell
Grover, Michael EH&S Site Assessment Services Manager grover@ehs.umass.edu
(413) 545-6043 office
(413) 345-0036 cell
Kosloski, Shaina Environmental Compliance Services Technician skoslosk@ehs.umass.edu
(413) 545-5125 office
(not available) cell
Montminy, Douglas Asbestos Compliance Services Technician dmontminy@ehs.umass.edu
413-545-4585 office
(not available) cell
Shaw, Steven Hazardous Materials Management Services Manager sgshaw@ehs.umass.edu
(413) 545-5122 office
(413) 687-3001 cell
Wolejko, Theresa "Terri", REM, TURP Assistant Director for Environmental & Hazardous Materials Management Services twolejko@ehs.umass.edu
(413) 577-3632 office
(413) 658-4649 cell