New York City has decided to halt an operation that sent train loads of partially treated sewage material to a landfill in Alabama. Six wastewater treatment plants from New York City and one from New Jersey had been sending their biosolids — the solid material left over from wastewater treatment processes — to the Big … Read More
THE TOILET PAPER “BECAUSE SEWAGE SLUDGE DOESN’T BELONG IN OUR FOOD, WATER AND COMMUNITIES” Don’t Put That in Your Mouth! Darree Sicher, USFA founder Celebrate the harvest, pull up a chair to gather around the table with friends, enjoy a meal together. Wait – where was that food grown? Did your tofu or baby formula … Read More
The stink and the flies still lead the way to Palm Beach County farmland that has become a dumping ground for Broward County sewage sludge — even after a cleanup to avoid a legal fight. Read the article here.
Uptake of perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAA’s) by greenhouse lettuce and tomato grown in an industrially impacted biosolids-amended soil, a municipal biosolids-amended soil, and a control soil was measured – study confirms that the bioaccumulation of PFAAs from biosolids-amended soils depends strongly on PFAA concentrations, soil properties and the type of crop. Blaine, A., C. Rich, L. … Read More