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  1. Tell your Governor and local officials to ban the use of biosolids in farms and parks!

    ... State legislature municipal sewage sludge, deemed “biosolids” (a made-up, euphemistic trade name) to be a beneficial resource ... hearing on the renewal of the five-year General Permit for Biosolids Management with an introduction by Emily Kijowksi, Biosolids ...

    foodwizard - 07/23/2023 - 08:34 - 0 comments

  2. It’s Time to Stop Spreading Sewage Sludge on Washington Farms Say Environmental and Food Safety Advocates

    ... of Ecology Public Hearing on the Draft General Permit for Biosolids Management and A n Article on Some of the ... WA – In 1992, the Washington State legislature deemed “biosolids”to be a beneficial resource and mandated that the Washington State ...

    foodwizard - 02/01/2022 - 17:18 - 0 comments

  3. Keep Filth Away from our Foods

    ... EPA’s controls over the land application of sewage sludge (biosolids) were incomplete or had weaknesses and may not fully protect human ... by the state legislature to maximize the "beneficial use" of biosolids ("biosolids" is what defenders of the practice of land application ...

    foodwizard - 06/20/2021 - 08:08 - 0 comments

  4. Details Regarding Protect Mill Canyon Watershed’s Objections to the Land Application of Sewage Sludge by a Neighboring Farm

    ... Statements should be prepared for every General Permit for Biosolids Management.;   The requirement that the vendor develop a ... warn that the area is the worst place to experiment with “biosolids” as a soil amendment;   Numerous irregularities, omissions ...

    foodwizard - 09/02/2017 - 14:01 - 0 comments

  5. Spotlight Shines on Sewage Sludge as Likely Source of PFAS Food Contamination. Problem Likely Widespread. What Will Washington State Do?

    ... "The chemicals on Stone’s farm likely came from biosolids, or nutrient-rich sewage from municipal utilities, that he spread ... process of renewing the Statewide General Permit for Biosolids Management (the regulations regarding the spreading of sewage sludge ...

    foodwizard - 02/06/2022 - 15:37 - 0 comments

  6. USDA Sec. Vilsack Appoints Sewage Sludge Propagandist from Washington State to New Urban Agriculture Advisory Committee

    ... for a public/private advocacy organization called Northwest Biosolids that promotes the use of municipal sewage sludge as fertilizer for ... by the state legislature to maximize the "beneficial use" of biosolids ("biosolids" is what defenders of the practice of land application ...

    foodwizard - 02/01/2022 - 17:13 - 0 comments

  7. 2019 is the year we take sewage sludge off your kitchen table

    ... of Science National Research Council issued a report on a biosolids research study, funded by EPA, which concluded: "The U.S. ... Impact of Hundreds of Unregulated Pollutants in Land-Applied Biosolids on Human Health and the Environment.” In it, the OIG complained ...

    foodwizard - 01/14/2019 - 21:25 - 0 comments

  8. Washington State Department of Ecology: Deny Permission to Spew Sewage Sludge in Mill Canyon's Watershed

    ... of treated sewage sludge (euphemistically labeled “biosolids”) to crop land is sadly gaining popularity as a cheap, but ... a neighboring wheat farmer. Concern about spreading “biosolids” in Mill Canyon is a local example of a national problem.  The ...

    foodwizard - 09/02/2017 - 05:42 - 0 comments

  9. Time to talk about sewage sludge

    ... recycling after it's picked up at the curb? Is it true that bio-solids are being spread on crops? Is recycled water getting into my ... it's not the main focus of the forum, sewage sludge (aka bio-solids) is on the agenda. It's an opportunity to let Spokane officials ...

    foodwizard - 01/18/2020 - 12:02 - 0 comments

  10. Permission to Dump Sewage Sludge on Crop Land? ! VOIDED !

    ... Chrys Ostrander Another Big Nail in the "Biosolids" Coffin.  The sun is beginning to set on the land application ... allows and regulates the dumping of municipal sewage sludge (biosolids) on farmland and forest land in the state, effectively voiding the ...

    foodwizard - 02/01/2024 - 09:19 - 0 comments