Legislative Action

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…
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Regulations Corner - May 2020

May 29, 2020
COVID-19 News & Resources Water Environment Federation Residuals & Biosolids Issues Concerning COVID-19 Virus Central States WEA Biosolids & COVID-19 Fact Sheet Consumer Reports…
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Regulations Corner - April 2020

Apr 28, 2020
New Washington State Compost Rule By Ashley Mihle, King County & Northwest Biosolids Outreach Committee Chair
Washington State recently enacted a bill, HB 2713, that requires local…