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State Legislative Update 5/5

AB 2247 Advances, State Legislative Committee to Meet Next Week CASA is pleased to share that our co-sponsored bill, AB 2247 (Bloom) was heard in the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials Committee last week and passed. The bill, which requires manufacturers to disclose PFAS in their products on a publicly accessible database, now advances to the Assembly [...]

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Federal Update 5/5

CASA Joins Water Coalition Letter on PFAS, USEPA Announces Three Actions Last week, a coalition of water sector stakeholders, including CASA, sent a letter to the House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Energy and Commerce and the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works’ leadership urging Congress provide the water and wastewater sectors explicit [...]

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Member News 5/5

CASA Member in the News Check out this interview on CapRadio featuring Christoph Dobson, General Manager at Regional San in Sacramento County discussing wastewater-based epidemiology!   Anaergia Commissions Renewable Natural Gas Facility in Italy Anaergia Inc. recently announced it officially commissioned its Easy Energia Ambiente facility in Pontinia, Italy. The state-of-the-art facility has the capacity [...]

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In Case You Missed It 5/5

EFAR Interview with CASA’s Greg Kester Greg Kester, CASA’s Director of Renewable Resource Programs, recently gave an interview to the European Federation for Agricultural Recycling (EFAR) on Biosolids Land Application in California. View the interview on LinkedIn or the transcript here: EFAR: What is CASA? G Kester: CASA (California Association of Sanitation Agencies) represents public [...]

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Events and Webinars 5/5

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 three final webinars on public messaging, communications and career development, and air quality, climate change and energy! These virtual workshops are free and open to all CASA members. Check the CASA website and [...]

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CASA’s Ask the Experts Webinar Series 4/21

[All workshops are free and open to all CASA members] Partnering on PFAS Workshop Finding ways to identify sources of PFAS contamination and manage PFAS in our environment continues to be a hot topic for water and wastewater agencies in 2022. If you are struggling to keep up with all the latest developments on PFAS, [...]

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Federal Update 4/21

Administration Releases Buy America Guidance to Agencies; EPA Guidance Forthcoming The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released its guidance to federal agencies on how they shall implement the new and expanded Build America, Buy America (BABA) mandates that were enacted as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Under the new [...]

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Member News 4/21

LACSD Achieves Carbon Neutrality Early this month, the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts, which manages wastewater and solid waste for over half the residents in Los Angeles County, announced that its operations result in a net reduction of greenhouse gases into the environment! Read more in the press release here.    OC San Lab Named First California [...]

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In Case You Missed It 4/21

WEF's New Guide to Information Technology and Cybersecurity Managing data and keeping it safe are crucial to maintaining effective and protected water and wastewater facilities. The recent release of WEF’s Information Technology for Water and Wastewater Utilities, MOP 33, 2nd Edition is an up-to-date guide for information technology (IT) systems, best practices, and applications relevant to utilities. [...]

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Events and Webinars 4/21

CASA 2022 “Ask the Experts” Webinar Series Join us for a series of CASA-led “Ask the Experts” webinars! Every month from now until June 2022, we will be hosting a new webinar to facilitate conversation on the hot topics all clean water agencies are concerned with, including infrastructure funding, climate resiliency, public messaging, PFAS, communications and career development, and more! These [...]

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