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May 2001 update - compiled by Helane Shields - prepared for WWW by ESRA
at:
www.sludgevictims.net


2002 Update
Grand Bay -- Sludge victims suffer Putrid Smell, Headaches, Rashes and Nausea
Statement by
Janie Bosarge
Statement by Cathy Cutts
Statement by Terry Kennedy
Statement of Jimmy Nelson
Statement of Donna Poiroux
Statement of Gary Schaefer
Statement of Ruth Vosahlo

2002 - 2005 update

Grand Bay  VICTIM Mr. Ellis  "IN GOOD HEALTH" EXCEPT FOR BREATHING PROBLEMS FROM
SLUDGE - "It's a dirty, stinkin', rotten mess out there.".. ."People in the area complain about the
smell and health problems, Ellis said.   "I honestly believe it affects a lot of people breathing
around here."


Alabama - Synagro says sewage workers don't get sick from sludge exposure
"Biosolids are regulated by the EPA," Loder said from her Arizona office. "Municipal plant
workers work with (them) every day and, as far as I know, there haven't been any health
problems. Our company isn't going to produce something that would affect people's health
adversely."

Why would they lie? peer reviewed, published articles indicate sewage workers DO get sick .


2008 -- Update

Grand Bay -Schaefer
ALABAMA VICTIMS  SUFFERING FOUL ODORS, BURNING THROATS AND EYES, SWARMS OF FILTHY
FLIES, RUNOFF TO SURFACE WATERS, CANCER CLUSTER

ALABAMA - SLUDGE VICTIMS SUFFER HEADACHES, SORE THROATS, EARACHES, EYE INFECTIONS,
SORES IN NOSES, DIARRHEA, EXZEMA, ASTHMA AND STAPH INFECTIONS

2011 -- Update
ALABAMA - MINNESOTA - LAWSUITS VS. 3M COMPANY FOR PFOA/PFA TOXIC POLLUTANTS IN
SEWAGE SLUDGE AND INDUSTRIAL