How EPA Faked the Entire Science of Sewage Sludge Safety: A Whistleblower’s Story

See on Scoop.itSociety and culture: The English speaking world

US EPA’s 503 sludge rule (1993) allows treated sewage sludges, aka biosolids, to be land-applied to farms, forests, parks, school playgrounds, home gardens and other private and public lands. According to a recent EPA survey, biosolids contain a wide range of mutagenic and neurotoxic chemicals, which are present at a …

Rasma‘s insight:

Whistleblowing is a theme that I think every social studies and civics course should include. This is just one example.

See on www.independentsciencenews.org

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