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Who Watches the Watchers?

The counties administer Chapter 7080, the septic code. However, there is no oversight. The professionals fear retribution should they turn their county in for obvious and blatant violations. The result is that the counties do as they want. They decide what they "feel" like enforcing. They rarely do enforcement because of the paperwork. They do not file the proper paperwork when they are on the site or worse they ...more »

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Follow the money.....

The PCA charges the counties with administration of Chapter 7080, they also give the counties $10,000 to that end. However, there are hundreds of municipalities and townships with their own programs, governed by the same rules and never receive one red cent from either the PCA or the Counties in the administration of this program. Without proper resources how well do you think they manage the program. Just because ...more »

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Renwable energy around the state from unpopular wastes

Every county should have a biodigester that takes Septic Pumper fluids and yard waste to form methane for electric generation. The biogenerator waste can go 2 directions. The first is solids going to fields as fertilizers and can even be bagged and sold. The liquids can be refined and reused or can be sent into the add on Algae Farm to feed algae to create bio-diesel. The science works and works well but the initial ...more »

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