Legislative Action

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…
Research Short Story

Our Research Family Tree

May 29, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Research has always been a critical component of the work of Northwest Biosolids.  That research has provided critical insights into how to best use…
Member Spotlight

Leadership Spotlight Series

May 29, 2019
Harvest Pierce County supports 82 community gardens representing over 15 acres of land, the majority of which use Tagro products to grow food for family, friends and food banks.  Between the Farm…
Resource Library

Biosolids & Bees

Apr 29, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Fipronil pesticide as a suspect in…
Legislative Action

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…
Research Short Story

A True Test of TAGRO

Apr 29, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington We finally took the plunge.  While buying cannabis is legal in most of the Northwest, growing it in a University is not.  Universities receive funds from…
Resource Library

Go Round in Circles

Mar 22, 2019
By Sally Brown, University of Washington Abstracts of these resources are available in the searchable Information Portal offered to Northwest Biosolids members. Environmental Engineering fo the…
Research Short Story

Soil Health - Plant Health: First Year Results

Mar 22, 2019
By Sally Brown and Sally Landefeld, University of Washington; Dan Eberheardt, City of Tacoma-TAGRO and Juan Carlos Hernandez, Monroe Correctional Facility Last year was the first year of a study…
Member Spotlight

Leadership Spotlight Series

Mar 22, 2019
Olympic Ag LLC is 16 miles up the Wynoochee River Valley just north of Montesano, Washington.  As a recently permitted Beneficial Use Facility (BUF) and land application site that provides winter…
Legislative Action

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,…