Legislative Action

Regulations Corner - Feb. 2021

Feb 23, 2021
Oregon Proposed Biosolids Ordinance The Klamath County Board of Commissioners have proposed a biosolids ordinance that would ‘impose more stringent requirements on the use or disposal of reclaimed…
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Regulations Special Announcement

Jan 20, 2021
Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) has requested comments on their draft PFAS Draft Chemical Action Plan (CAP). This CAP includes a variety of chapters, one of which is on biosolids. To…
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Regulations Corner - Dec. 2020/Jan. 2021

Jan 07, 2021
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Biosolids Meeting
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Biosolids Program hosted a National Biosolids Meeting in December to engage State…
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Regulations Corner - November 2020

Nov 25, 2020
Recognition of Kyle Dorsey, WA State Dept. of Ecology The Regulations Committee would like to recognize Kyle Dorsey, WA State Department of Ecology, for his leadership in creating one of the more…
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Regulations Spotlight

Nov 25, 2020
By Dan Thompson, City of Tacoma-TAGRO & Regulations Committee Chair The State of Washington has one of the more successful biosolids programs in the country.  Class A and Class B programs thrive…
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Regulations Corner - October 2020

Oct 28, 2020
Regulations Corner
Washington State PFAS Chemical Action Plan The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) has released the PFAS Draft Chemical Action Plan (CAP). This CAP includes a…
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Regulations Corner - September 2020

Sep 11, 2020
Washington State Biosolids Statute In 1992, the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) enacted a statute for the state biosolids program that included a declaration that biosolids are a…
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Regulations Corner - August 2020

Aug 14, 2020
New PFAS Outreach Resources The New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) and North East Biosolids & Residuals Association (NEBRA) teamed up on a PFAS communication campaign aimed at…
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Regulations Corner - July 2020

Jul 21, 2020
WA State General Permit for Biosolids The Washington State Dept. of Ecology announced their determination that the general permit under WAC-173-308 is the best approach to implementing the statewide…
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Regulations Corner - June 2020

Jun 26, 2020
COVID-19 Surveillance Recommendations The Water Research Foundation recently released "Wastewater Surveillance of the COVID-19 Genetic Signal in Sewersheds: Recommendations from Global Experts." The…