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 variety of chapters, one of which is on biosolids. To review the CAP and provide comment, visit the PFAS CAP website. Comments are due December 7, 2020.

U.S. EPA Biosolids PFOA & PFOS Meeting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar on November 12 that will focus on problem formulation for stakeholders around biosolids PFOA & PFOS. You can register for this free webinar here.

USDA National Organic Program Comment Letter

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) led an effort to provide comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program. The comment letter (available here) was sent on behalf of a collective of biosolids professionals and researchers representing organizations across the nation, that recommends the prohibition on the use of biosolids be lifted from the organic certification regulation. Signatories included NACWA, NEBRA, NW Biosolids, MABA, CASA, W4170 USDA Research Committee, & WEF.