California Association of Sanitation Agencies
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), along with cosponsors Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Harry Reid (D-NV), recently introduced the Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act (S. 741). The bill is identical to legislation Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) introduced last month and that CASA endorsed. CASA will join with other stakeholders in support of S.
On Friday, March 20 Senator Fran Pavley convened a Select Committee Roundtable/Hearing at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District to discuss topics pertaining to “Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation. The Water-Energy Nexus: How Can It Help Us Achieve Our Greenhouse Gas Emission Objectives in 2020, 2030, and 2050?” Greg Kester, CASA Director of Renewable Resource Programs, was an invited participant at the roundtable.
CASA and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) are jointly sponsoring two biosolids and renewable energy seminars on May 12-13, 2015. The focus of the seminars will be on innovative biosolids treatment technology and renewable energy production and utilization. Speakers will provide factual information on new technologies, operating experience and performance data, and the status of ongoing research if not yet at full scale.