Proven Comprehensive Treatment and Resource Recovery for Livestock Waste
cleaner water…cleaner air…better economics
US EPA calls excess nutrients one of the greatest water quality problems in the U.S. today. Dead Zones, toxic algae blooms, and contaminated wells and aquifers occur with greater frequency. Livestock waste is a leading cause… read more
Bion has developed and proven its technology platform that provides comprehensive environmental treatment of livestock waste and recovers value-added nutrients, renewable energy, and clean water from the waste… read more
Direct treatment of livestock waste can create dramatic savings in downstream clean water costs and produces local economic and environmental benefits that cannot be achieved through downstream treatment options… read more
Escalating clean water costs and declining water quality are the symptoms of a failing clean water strategy. Policy change that engages the private sector and focuses on cost-effective spending is gaining broad support… read more
Quick Link to Pennsylvania Senate Bill 575 (Passed Senate 33-17; now in House State Government Committee)
PA Legislative Update: SB 575 was calendared for a voting hearing in the House State Government Committee on March 16, 2020. That morning, the House cancelled all committee meetings and hearings scheduled for the week.
May 21 Update: Both chambers of the General Assembly remain on a 12-hour call as we transition past the holiday weekend and move closer to June. Rumors have circulated as to whether the legislature has come to an agreement on a stop-gap budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21. This would require the General Assembly to finish the remainder of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget at a later date, possibly setting up a Sine Die session. Our intel leads us to believe that the legislature may consider the budget before the end of next week.
The Independent Fiscal Office will release a report next Tuesday, May 26, presenting an update on revenue estimates. All expectations lead us to believe the Commonwealth is facing a significant budget shortfall of nearly $5 billion.
Currently, the House is scheduled to return to session next Tuesday (05/26) and Wednesday (05/27). However, that is subject to change given the discussions around the budget.
Private contractors clean up Chesapeake? Dominic Bassani discusses SB 799 on NPR’s Smart Talk with Scott LaMar (Aug 21, 2017)
Senate Bill 799: Bill would allow private-sector companies to bid on bay cleanup efforts (July 7, 2017)
Radio Interview: Saving the Bay – Saving Money (July 7, 2017)
Radio Interview: Dominic Bassani talks about PA SB 799 and competitive bidding (July 6, 2017)