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Biosolids Will be Considered Organics for 75% Diversion Mandate

In a February 14 workshop on reducing short-lived climate pollutants, CalRecycle explained that biosolids and sludges are explicitly included in the proposed definition of organics to be diverted from landfills under recent legislation. SB 1383 [...]

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CASA Files Amicus Brief in Proposition 218 “Exhaustion of Remedies” Case

On February 8, CASA filed an amicus curiae brief in the case of Plantier v. Ramona Municipal Water District. The case focuses on an important procedural issue: whether persons challenging a local agency’s adopted sewer [...]

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Mark Your Calendar for the Sacramento Public Policy Forum – April 19th

The CASA and WateReuse California joint Public Policy Forum is right around the corner. The one-day program will be held April 19th in Sacramento. Participants will begin the day with a morning session at the [...]

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CASA Board of Directors Welcomes Newest Member

Jasmin Hall, Director at Inland Empire Utilities Agency, is the newest member of the CASA Board of Directors. Ms. Hall was appointed February 13 to fill a vacancy that resulting from the resignation of Director [...]

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Hundreds of Bills Introduced in Sacramento

Friday, February 17 was the final deadline for bills to be introduced for the 2017 Legislative Session. CASA staff are now hard at work combing through the hundreds of bills introduced to flag legislation of [...]

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Traci Minamide is CASA’s Newest Officer

The Board elected Director Traci Minamide, Chief Operating Officer for the City of Los Angeles, LA Sanitation, to serve as Secretary Treasurer. She joins President Jeff Moorhouse and Vice President Paul Bushee in leading the [...]

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