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CASA News 7/15

Renowned Economist Eugenio Aleman to Keynote at Annual Conference CASA invites you to join us as we host our Annual Conference on August 10 - 12 at the Resort at Squaw Creek! We are pleased to announce that we will be welcoming keynote speaker Eugenio Alemán, Ph.D., the Chief Economist for the Investment Strategy group at Raymond [...]

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Federal Update 7/15

Coalition Letter Sent to USEPA and OMB CASA, as part of a coalition of organizations representing the water and wastewater sectors and local government, sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) emphasizing the concern that designating PFOS and PFOA as hazardous substances under CERCLA will [...]

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In Case You Missed It 7/15

NACWA Releases White Paper on Critical Need to Maintain Biosolids Management Options NACWA has developed a policy paper outlining the importance to clean water utilities of maintaining all three well-regulated options for biosolids management – incineration, landfilling, and land application – even in the wake of concerns over per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals. Responding to policy decisions [...]

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Member News 7/15

Clean and Efficient Energy Project Expected to Save $83 Million The Board of Directors of West County Wastewater (WCW) has announced plans for a comprehensive energy, infrastructure, and process improvement project designed to significantly reduce the organization’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. This infrastructure upgrade project will reduce West County Wastewater’s overall greenhouse gas emissions [...]

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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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