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Regulations Corner - July 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Regulations Corner PFAS in Biosolids The U.S. House of Representatives issued an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act regarding Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) that raises…
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Regulations Corner - June 2019

Jun 27, 2019
Regulations Corner Proposed Biosolids Project in Yelm The proposed biosolids land application project in Yelm (WA) has a coordinated anti-biosolids community group. The land owner for the proposed…
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Regulations Corner - May 2019

May 29, 2019
Regulations Corner WA Ecology PFAS Chemical Action Plan The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) hosted a webinar to share the latest developments in their draft PFAS Chemical Action…
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Regulations Corner - April 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Regulations Corner EPA Biosolids Screening Tool
EPA's Biosolids Program is working on finalizing the Biosolids Screening Tool (formerly referred to as the BCRAM screening tool). It has been…
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Regulations Corner - March 2019

Mar 22, 2019
Regulations Corner EPA Releases PFAS Action Plan
U.S. EPA released their PFAS Action Plan February 2019 with the purpose of "describing EPA's approach to identifying and understanding PFAS,…
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Regulations Corner - February 2019

Feb 11, 2019
Washington State Chemical Action Plan
The Washington State Department of Ecology has a organized a cross program team to update the Washington State Chemical Action Plan (CAP). You can review…
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Regulations Corner - November 2018

Nov 19, 2018
Regulations Corner - November 2018 EPA Biosolids Program Audit Report Released On November 15, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released their…
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British Columbia Organic Matter Recycling Regulation

Oct 22, 2018
By Christian Evans, SYLVIS Environmental & Northwest Biosolids Regulations Development Co-chair In early September 2017, the British Columbia Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy…
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Regulations Corner - September 2018

Sep 24, 2018
Global GAP International Alliance
Biosolids work groups from the European Union (EU) and United States have banded together in a cooperative proposal to integrate biosolids beneficial use into…
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Regulations Corner - August 2018

Aug 16, 2018
EPA ECHO Database
2018 marked the second year of the U.S. EPA electronic biosolids facility report collection known as ECHO (Enforcement Compliance History Online) database.  Results for 2017…