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EPA Posts Biosolids Reports on Website

October 2, 2017 (Richmond, VA) This past winter the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required most biosolids management programs to submit their annual biosolids reports electronically.  Annual biosolids reports are

Courts Upholds Biosolids Regulations

In December 2016 a Virginia Circuit Court upheld the regulations that control the application of biosolids on Virginia’s farms and determined they protect the environment and public health. A month

Virginia farmer responds to Mother Earth blogs

Started in 1970, Mother Earth News features practical and money-saving information on organic gardening; do-it-yourself projects; cutting energy costs; using renewable energy; green home building and remodeling; rural living; and

DC Water launches Bloom Product Website

DC Water, a founding member of the Virginia Biosolids Council, recently launched a website for its EPA-certified ‘Exceptional Quality’ biosolids – called Bloom. After water is used in homes and

VBC Comments on Permits

Recently the Virginia Biosolids Council submitted comments for the public record on two biosolids permits being considered by the Virginia State Water Control Board. During the promulgation of a biosolids

JLARC to conduct study of biosolids

Additionally, there were two studies introduced. One advanced. House Joint Resolution 120, patroned by Del. Steve Landes (R-Augusta), was approved by the Virginia General Assembly. Del. Landes, Vice-Chair of the