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Ken McEntee
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EPA nominee would reign in agency
Republished from Composting News , December 2016 By Ken McEntee December 7, 2016 Many critics of the U.S. EPA have charged that the agency is “out of control,” with  overzealous regulations. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is one of them, and startin...

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Composting human remains: May God rest your soil
By Ken McEntee, Owner Republished from Composting News   Thirteen years ago, Composting News republished Pushing Up Daisies , compost pioneer Malcolm Beck’s essay about human body composting. “In nature, all plants and animal bodies are disassembled, consum...

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WOTUS, EPA could be casualties of Trump administration
By Ken McEntee, Owner Republished from Composting News , November, 2016. The court-halted Clean Water Rule defining the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), and even the U.S. EPA itself could come to an end under the administration of President-Elect Dona...

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Judge blocks green waste compost for organic growing
By Ken McEntee Composting News The ability to use of green waste compost to grow certified organic crops is in limbo after a federal judge vacated USDA guidance that allows compost that might contain pesticide residuals. The Western Growers Association (WGA...

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Federal court to hear 'contaminated compost' case
By Ken McEntee Owner Composting News May 20, 2016 A hearing has been reset to May 26 on a federal case that may determine whether compost made from grass clippings must be tested for pesticides before being used in certified organic production. Such testing...

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Seattle food waste rule violates privacy, court rules
By Ken McEntee Composting News Snooping through residents’ garbage to find violations of Seattle’s food waste disposal ban violates residents’ rights to privacy, as protected by the Washington state constitution, a King County Superior Court judge ruled thi...

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New federal water rule blocked by court
 By Ken McEntee As many observers expected, the Obama administration’s new “Clean Water Rule” that redefines the “ Waters of the United States ”
(WOTUS) has been stayed in federal court. This month, the Sixth U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals issued a nationw...

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New federal water rule blocked by court
By Ken McEntee As many observers expected, the Obama administration’s new “Clean Water Rule” that redefines the “ Waters of the United States ” (WOTUS) has been stayed in federal court. This month, the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a nationwide...

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Plastic company cannot claim biodegradability, FTC rules
By Ken McEntee The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled biodegradability claims by a plastics additive manufacturer to be deceptive. The attorney for Painesville, Ohio-based ECM BioFilms said ECM will appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for...

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Plastic company cannot claim biodegradability, FTC rules
By Ken McEntee The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ruled biodegradability claims by a plastics additive manufacturer to be deceptive. The attorney for Painesville, Ohio-based ECM BioFilms said ECM will appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
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