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W4170 Research Committee Rebuts OIG Report

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Multistate Research Committee, known as W4170, recently completed a scientific rebuttal to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) report issued

New PFAS Research Will Improve Understanding

Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man made fluorinated compounds which are used for a variety of applications including industrial processing, fire-fighting foams and numerous consumer products by

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EPA Statement on Biosolids and COVID-19

Recently the U.S. EPA released a statement on whether biosolids (treated sewage sludge) contain SARS-CoV-2 virus and whether biosolids can be land applied safely. The statement says the following: “Existing

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Spring is Just Around the Corner

By Rhonda Bowen Spring is just around the corner and it’s time to prepare for success in your lawn, landscape and garden. Establishing a healthy soil is paramount to achieving