Young Meeta wanted to work in the airline business and travel the world. She had dreams of ensuring the safety and comfort of passengers with her gracious attitude and winning smile as a flight attendant. Eventually, this dream changed and Meeta knew her destiny was to become a doctor, but not just any doctor. Fate would have it in 2008 when her Masters advisor asked the magic question that cemented her future, “do you know what biosolids are?” From that point on there was no looking back, Meeta earned her doctorate in soil science doing her dissertation work with biosolids.
By Sally Brown, University of Washington
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A changing framework for urban water systems
Everyone can relate to being new to an organization, at the start of your career. Eager, motivated, and perhaps a little naïve – you can end up with some really interesting projects. Kyle Dorsey was a solid waste inspector with the Washington State Department of Ecology’s (Ecology) Water Quality group when his supervisor handed him one of those projects. He remembers thinking “You’re kidding me right? They do what with spfft?” All of a sudden, Kyle was in the biosolids world.
Global GAP International Alliance
PFAS Comments to U.S. EPA