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CASA News 6-24-20

International Economics Expert Larry Adams to Speak at CASA's Virtual Annual Conference You won’t want to miss CASA’s first virtual Annual Conference “Meeting the Moment,” set for August 12-13, 2020. Confirmed speakers include Larry Adam, Chief Investment Officer with Raymond James, who will provide CASA members with an up to the minute look at how the [...]

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COVID-19 Update

CASA Partners with State Water Board on COVID-19 Survey Keep an eye out for a forthcoming survey from the State Water Resources Control Board related to the effects felt by local agencies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. CASA has been working collaboratively with the Water Board to develop a survey that focuses on [...]

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State Legislative Update – 6/24

Legislature Passes “Workload” Budget The California Legislature passed a placeholder “workload” budget to the Governor on Monday, June 15, the Constitutional deadline to pass a balanced budget. The Governor has until July 1 to sign the budget, and in the meantime, negotiations have continued between the Legislature and Governor’s office on how the budget will [...]

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Regulatory Update – 6/24

State Water Board Adopts Definition of Microplastics At its June 16 meeting, the State Water Resources Control Board adopted a definition of microplastics in drinking water. In the days leading up to the State Water Board meeting, the proposed definition was expanded to encompass particles an order of magnitude smaller than originally proposed. These “nanoplastics” are [...]

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Federal Update – 6/24

House Democrats Unveil Broad Infrastructure Investment Package House Democrats have officially unveiled their broad infrastructure investment package, entitled the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), which builds off of the Moving Forward Framework House Democrats released earlier this year. H.R. 2 is an expansive package that would invest more than $1.5 trillion to support investment across [...]

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Member News – 6/24

Resiliency at its Finest! You know the saying, “Some people are lost in fire, and some people are built from it?” Well the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD), is definitely the latter! In November 2018 the Woolsey Fire ripped through the facility, damaging multiple pieces of equipment and buildings. On Friday, May 29, 2020, the [...]

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Webinars – 6/24

The Bar Association of San Francisco Today, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, from 2:30pm to 3:45pm (PT) the Environmental Law Section of The Bar Association of San Francisco presents the webinar: The Supreme Court’s County of Maui Decision – What it Means and What’s Next. Hear from CASA’s Executive Director Adam Link as the panel of speakers [...]

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CASA News 6-10-20

Join Us for CASA’s First Virtual Annual Conference CASA’s first ever virtual conference will feature an impressive line-up of speakers and the ability to connect with your peers, all while participating from the comfort of your home or office. You won’t want to miss this event, themed “Meeting the Moment,” and set for August 12-13, 2020. [...]

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COVID-19 Update 6-10-20

Updates to CASA COVID-19 Webpage As new information is released and obtained, CASA continues to update our COVID-19 webpage. Some recent additions include: Best Practices When Reopening Businesses Updated Information on FEMA/CalOES Application Processes

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Regulatory Update 6-10-20

Relationship Between Innovation and Regulation Regulation is often seen as a barrier to innovation. Factors related to ‘regulatory relationships’ and the ‘broader regulatory environment’” are frequently cited as hurdles in efforts to innovate. In the wastewater sector, debating the proper role of increased regulatory requirements is nothing new, but does it truly play a role [...]

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