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VBC Presents 2020 Virtual Information Session

The Virginia Biosolids Council presented the VBC 2020 Virtual Informational Session Wednesday, September 23 . Click HERE to view a recording. The webinar featured two presentations on matters associated with wastewater recovery

Biosolids Partnership Critical to Healthy Turf

Biosolids Partnership Critical to Healthy Turf The Virginia Turfgrass Council and its members promote turfgrass improvement and best management practices by encouraging high quality research, education and engaging in advocacy

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