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Preserving agricultural land in Hanover County is vitally important to the Newcomb family. They use biosolids as a critical tool to conserving Liberty Springs Farm as a natural space.

Biosolids important tool to preserving Liberty Springs Farm

Biosolids important tool to preserving Liberty Springs Farm


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Earth Day: Planet vs. Plastics

As the VBC carries out its mission to enrich soil health and increase farm productivity and sustainability one begins to understand that every day our members endeavor to improve the earth. The…

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EPA Releases Final Rule for PFOA and PFOS CERCLA Designation

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final rule designating PFOS and PFOA as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).  The rule will…

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Research Update: Eastern Virginia AREC Biosolids Plot

A key element of VBC’s Code of Good Practice is the research that supports its goals of protecting the environment, minimizing adverse social impacts, and promoting education and awareness. A recent emphasis…

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Research

An Odor Reminder – EPA’s Research

Every year when the Virginia Biosolids Council reports on its progress in its Code of Good Practice Annual Report, odor is typically, by volume, the number one complaint received by the…

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Virginia locations important to ongoing PFAS Research

Neal Armstrong, the famous American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon, once said, “research is creating new knowledge.” The U.S. EPA’s Biosolids Program works to leverage…

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Report Highlights 45 Years of Biosolids Research

Jim Ippolito, a professor at Colorado State University, is an expert on the years of work on biosolids and its benefits. He and a colleague, Ken Barbarick, recently reviewed 45…

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