CLASS A SLUDGE PRODUCTS ARE DANGEROUS -- SILENT SLUDGE VICTIMS
                                                               COMPOST IS NOT SAFE

2011 update;
Austin's "DILLO DIRT" CLASS A SLUDGE BIOSOLIDS COMPOST caused rashes, inflammations, infections
suffered by victims  - OK FOR VEGGIES

Contaminated Class A Compost  Victims -- Schools -etc. INDEX

EPA's Biosolids
Technology Fact Sheet Use of Composting for Biosolids Management
EPA says its safe, except for the disadvantages

California -- “From a distance, Honey Bucket looks like any other truck yard. Incoming haulers put their load
on a conveyor belt,
where it's mixed with pathogen-killing powders (??) and dropped into truck beds
headed for the fields.  Spreaders fling the mixture high into the air and let it settle on the ground.   (Note:   
This description of pathogen treatment does not comply with any US EPA authorized Class A pathogen
reduction methods described in  40 CFR Part 503

CALIFORNIA – VICTIM SUFFERS DIZZY SPELLS, BREATHING PROBLEMS, BLEEDING SORES ON ARMS AND
FACE, SEVERE SINUS INFECTION, PNEUMONIA/BRONCHITIS FROM EXPOSURE TO CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE
BIOSOLIDS COMPOST.

D.C. – AUGUST 2002 – DIRECTOR OF AMERICAN NURSERY & LANDSCAPE ASSOC. GETS STAPHYLOCOCCUS
AUREUS INFECTION OF HIS SKIN FROM CLASS A SLUDGE/COMPOST – RECOMMENDS USE OF DUST MASK
AND GLOVES WHEN HANDLING CLASS A SLUDGE

Indiana – Fort Wayne - heavy metals and fecal coliform in the Class A sludge “biosolids” being distributed
to public ? “The samples in January and June failed the fecal coliform tests but passed for salmonella . . . “

MAINE – NEIGHBORING FARM SPREADS CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE – NO PERMIT REQUIRED – ROOSTER AND
TWO HENS DIE, VICTIMS SUFFER HEADACHES AND NAUSEA

MARYLAND – CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE SPREAD ON CHILDREN’S PLAYGROUND – KIDS SUFFER
STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS INFECTIONS, SKIN LESIONS, BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA

NEW BEDFORD, MASS.– UNSTABLE, PATHOGENIC CLASS A SLUDGE COMPOST FROM MERRIMACK, NH, &
BRISTOL, RI, -  HIGH IN FECAL COLIFORM – SPREAD AT MIDDLE SCHOOL, WHICH IS BUILT OVER HAZARDOUS
WASTE DUMP, TO BE OCCUPIED BY YOUNG CHILDREN . .

MANCHESTER UNION LEADER, NH - MAY 24, 2000 - SLUDGE COMPOST SICKENS CHILDREN AND TEACHERS -
BFI SAYS "IT'S NOT SLUDGE ANYMORE" !!

OHIO – TOLEDO – N-VIRO CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE – FECAL COLIFORM IN SAMPLE:  “it's the smell.  "It's
like putting your head in a septic tank,'' the Swanton Township  woman said. "It's like ammonia, fish, dead
rats. It makes your throat burn and makes your eyes water."

PENNSYLVANIA – APRIL, 2005 - CLASS A SLUDGE – E-COLI IN WELLS – SMELL SICKENING, EMPLOYEES
COMPLAINING OF HEADACHES AND NAUSEA --
.we have had our State  Rep..Harhart...DEP and Twsp officials
here only to be told Class A has no restrictions and we are to live with it..

TEXAS --- AUSTIN 2009 -- Texas Austin Class A sewage sludge "biosolids" Dillo Dirt in Zilker Park, music
festival  - SLUDGE VICTIM SUFFERS SORE THROAT, LOW GRADE FEVER, LETHARGY, RASH ERUPTION
TURNING INTO SEA OF RED PAPULES, CLUMPED PLATELETS, VASCULITIS

WASHINGTON –  GROUNDSKEEPER SUFFERS BLOODY NOSE, FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS, HEADACHES, RASHES,
DIARRHEA, HAIR LOSS, FATIGUE AND ALLERGY INDUCED ACUTE ASTHMATIC ATTACK AFTER EXPOSURE TO
CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE BIOSOLIDS COMPOST