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Looking for Funding? Letters of Interest Due April 10 for WIFIA Funding

USEPA is soliciting letters of interest for funding under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), which provides long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to water projects. [...]

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CASA Seeks to Collaborate with CalRecycle on Reporting Rule

CASA submitted comments late last month on proposed regulations that expand the information recycling and composting operations and facilities are required to submit to CalRecycle. The regulations implement AB 901  (Chapter 746, Statutes of 2015). [...]

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Executive Order Rolls Back Clean Water Rule

On February 28, President Trump issued an executive order to roll back the 2015 clean water rule (commonly referred to as the “waters of the United States or WOTUS rule). The rule was enmeshed in [...]

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USEPA Administrator Supports More Funding for Water Projects

Recently confirmed USEPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will seek additional funding for water projects as part of the President’s proposed $1 trillion infrastructure program. In an interview with E & E News following the joint address [...]

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Water Infrastructure Takes Center Stage at CASA 2017 DC Policy Forum

CASA members gathered in the nation’s capital last week to engage with members of congress and their staff on priority issues including citizen suits, regulatory reform and infrastructure funding. Support for infrastructure funding and financing [...]

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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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