Updated Flushability Guidelines to Help Consumers, Municipalities

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Wet Wipes Industry Asks Congress To Flush D.C. Effort To Set Standards For Bathroom Wipes

Original Source: WAMU 88.5 Marijuana. Guns. Assisted suicide. Those are all issues that have prompted Congress to try and overrule local laws in D.C. Now there’s a new flashpoint: flushable wet wipes. At least one congressional Republican is considering a measure to stop a new D.C. law that regulates when woven wet wipes — like the ones adults ...

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DC Flushability Bill Letter to the Record 11-3

         

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Wipe Times Op-Ed

By Dave Rousse The D.C. Council wants to police your bathroom. Will you let it? On Tuesday, the D.C. Council will vote on the Nonwoven Disposable Products Labeling Act of 2016, a bill that claims to help alleviate clogs in the DC Water waste stream. But it won’t. This legislation unfairly targets Flushable Wipes, used by many D.C. residents, whi...

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Committee Printed Bill

Committee Print, B21-833Committee on Transportation and the EnvironmentNovember 7, 2016 A BILL IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   To prohibit a manufacturer of nonwoven disposable products for sale in the District from advertising or labeling nonwoven disposable products as safe to flush, safe for sewer systems, or safe for septic syst...

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D.C. Council Rushing to Pass Unenforceable Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE D.C. Council Rushing to Pass Unenforceable Law Banning Flushable Wipes Without Necessary ResearchCouncilmember Mary Cheh proceeding with November 7 markup despite objections WASHINGTON D.C., Nov. 4, 2016 – Washington D.C. City Councilmember Mary Cheh is rushing to pass the Nonwoven Disposable Products Act of 2016, resultin...

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