Find information about this study below.
Per Chapter 120 of the Acts of 2020 (“An Act to Mitigate Arbovirus in the Commonwealth”), the Mosquito Control for the Twenty-First Century Task Force (“MCTF”) is required to commission a study by an independent research or academic organization to complete a comprehensive evaluation of the Commonwealth’s mosquito control process. After a public bidding process, the MCTF selected Eastern Research Group (“ERG”) to conduct the study.
At the MCTF meeting on June 2, 2021, ERG presented its required mid-study progress report. The slide deck can be found at the following link: MCTF Study – Progress Report Presentation
ERG completed the report in mid-August 2021, which can be found at the following link: Report for the Mosquito Control for the Twenty-First Century Task Force – August 2021. An errata containing report corrections identified after report publish can be found at the following link, which will be updated periodically: Report Errata for the Mosquito Control for the Twenty-First Century Task Force – Sept 2021.
ERG presented the report to the MCTF in early September, which can be found at the following link: MCTF Study – Final Report Presentation.
Public comments on the report were accepted through September 17.