The Dirty Work of Promoting “Recycling” of America's Sewage Sludge

@article{Snyder2005TheDW,
  title={The Dirty Work of Promoting “Recycling” of America's Sewage Sludge},
  author={Caroline Snyder},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={415 - 427}
}
  • Caroline Snyder
  • Published 2005
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
Abstract Serious illnesses, including deaths, and adverse environmental impacts have been linked to land application of sewage sludge. EPA and the wastewater treatment industry have worked with Congress to fund wastewater trade associations to promote land application, supporting industry-friendly scientists and discouraging independent research, to prevent local governments from restricting land application and to thwart litigation against municipalities and the industry. 
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