Mar 28 - San Joaquin Compost Regs and Response to LA County ADC Claims

The San Joaquin Valley APCD has released draft regulations and a revised staff report for Rule 4566 (for greenwaste composting). CAW is reviewing these documents and preparing a response. [Read the regulations]



On March 6, the LA County Sanitation District submitted a letter and presentation to the ARB and CIWMB board members that argued that greenwaste used as landfill cover reduced greenhouse gases compared to composting. This outlandish claim was based on a clearly biased life-cycle assessment and we have submitted a joint response with Sierra Club California and NRDC. [Read our response]