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Eye on America (Sludge Hazard) #740778

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Robesonia, Pennsylvania: Mika Brzezinski) The push to ban the use of treated sewage, or sludge, as fertilizer for farm crops because it may be a health hazard for humans featured; details given about the EPA’s position on the use of sludge. [Dead boy’s parents Antoinette & Russell PENNOCK†– say they believe sludge killed their son.] [Farmer David TALIAFERRO†- says he assumes the government is doing its job {in ensuring safety.}] [EPA assistant administrator Paul GILMAN†- says there are significant uncertainties.] [Mid-Atlantic Biosolids Assn. Bill TOFFEY†- says we have not known of any situation where disease has been transmitted in biosolids.]

Roberts, John;
Brzezinski, Mika

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