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CASA News 6/22

Final “Ask the Experts” Webinar Next Week! Join us on Thursday, June 30 from 9:30am to 11:00am for our final webinar in the CASA Ask the Experts webinar series: Air Quality, Climate Change and Energy (ACE) Essentials. Over the past several years there has been a dramatic expansion of the intersection between wastewater and the [...]

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State Legislative Update 6/23

AB 2247 (Bloom) CASA’s co-sponsored bill, AB 2247 (Bloom) was heard yesterday and passed from the Senate Environmental Quality Committee.  The bill, which requires the disclosure of PFAS in products on publicly accessible database, will next be considered in the Senate Appropriations Committee later this summer.  Thank you to all of the CASA member agencies [...]

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Federal Legislative Update – 6/23

USEPA Propose to Implement State Revolving Loan Fund Program Buy America Waiver Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a proposed State Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) program-wide waiver for public input as required by Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Comments are to be provided by June 29, 2022. Under the proposal, the agency seeks [...]

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Events and Webinars – 6/23

CASA 2022 “Ask the Experts” Webinar Series Join us for the final series of CASA-led “Ask the Experts” webinars! CASA is pleased to announce that we will be wrapping up with series with a final webinar on air quality, climate change and energy! Hosted by CASA’s Greg Kester and Sarah Deslauriers. This virtual workshop is free [...]

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CASA News 5/26

CASA Annual Conference: Registration Now Open! CASA is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Annual Conference on August 10 - 12 at the Resort at Squaw Creek! We are excited to return to the Lake Tahoe area after many years away and look forward to seeing you in person once again. The theme [...]

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State Legislative Update 5-26

AB 2247 Passes off the Assembly Floor! CASA is happy to report that AB 2247 passed off the Assembly Floor yesterday evening and is now headed to the Senate. It was a close vote and was passed with one vote to spare! Thank you to all the agencies that reached out and expressed support to their [...]

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Federal Update 5-26

Senators Introduce Western Drought Relief Legislation Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), joined by Senators Mark Kelly (D-AZ) and Kristen Sinema (D-AZ), introduced the Support To Rehydrate the Environment, Agriculture, and Municipalities Act (STREAM, S. 4231). S. 4231 is a comprehensive reauthorization of many the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act’s (WIIN) expiring provisions. WIIN was [...]

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Member News 5-26

San Francisco Bay Water Board Names New Executive Officer CASA staff sends their congratulations to Eileen White, who was recently appointed as the new executive officer of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board. Eileen has worked closely with CASA over the years in her role as director of East Bay Municipal Utility [...]

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Events and Webinars 5-26

CASA 2022 “Ask the Experts” Webinar Series Join us as we continue a series of CASA-led “Ask the Experts” webinars! This series closes out with two final webinars on communications and air quality, climate change and energy! These virtual workshops are free and open to all CASA members. Check the CASA website and the Connects Newsletter as we [...]

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CASA News 5/5

Help us Welcome Spencer Saks to the CASA Family! CASA is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Spencer Saks. Spencer has been hired as CASA’s Legislative and Regulatory Analyst and will be supporting the state legislative and regulatory advocacy programs. His first day was Monday and he’s ready to hit the ground running. Spencer [...]

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