Glenn Haas and Barbara Kwetz, recently retired from MassDEP, are recipients of the U.S. EPA's Prestigious Regional Environmental Awards. Following are excerpts from the  EPA news release as well as photos from the event:

Glenn Haas

Glenn Haas served the citizens of the Commonwealth for 40 years while holding many leadership positions in the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and in its predecessor agencies. At DEP, he was the Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Water Quality Management, where he managed the growth and maturity of the Massachusetts State Revolving Fund (SRF) program. EPA News Release >>

Barbara A. Kwetz

Barbara A. Kwetz began her career with transportation and air quality issues at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in 1975 and joined the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Division of Air Quality Control in 1978. In November 2010, Barbara retired from her most recent position as Director of the Division of Planning and Evaluation in the Bureau of Waste Prevention, where she played a key role in planning, managing and evaluating Massachusetts’ air quality, toxics use reduction and solid waste programs. EPA News Release >>

MassDEP Commissioner Ken Kimmell congratulates Barbara Kwetz
MassDEP Commissioner Ken Kimmell congratulates Barbara Kwetz on her achievement

 

Barbara Kwetz and EPA Region One Administrator Curt Spalding
Barbara Kwetz and EPA Region One Administrator Curt Spalding