Jay Wickersham, former director of the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act
MA Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Office of Technical Assistance
William McGowan, Director, Office of Technical Assistance
Description of Fellowship
Stephen Bird designed and implemented a risk- assessment and prioritization tool that the Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) and other environmental agencies can use to prioritize outreach and enforcement to maximize their resources. OTA, a sub-agency at Massachusetts’ Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, helps private and public facilities reduce chemical usage and implement pollution prevention measures across the state.