LOUISIANA SLUDGE VICTIMS                              Back to  Home Page

Compiled by Helane Shields

2002- 2005 Update

St. Landry Parish, -- Sludge dumping may be stopped.

St. Landry Parish, -- Area group condemns dump site --   Resolution adopted condemning the Lafayette
          Utility System for dumping sewage sludge in parish.


2005 - 2008 Update

December 18, 2004 - Convent residents claim victory over sludge -  Firm will no longer spread treated
sewage -- "Roderick Williams lives near the fields where the sludge was spread. He said he and his
neighbors have
suffered from burning skin, boils and rashes since the spreading started in 2000."

ST. JAMES PARISH – 185 RESIDENTS NEAR SLUDGE SITES REPORT RASHES, BOILS, ITCHING, NAUSA,
VOMITING, DIARRHEA – SLUDGE SPREADER WITHDRAWS PERMIT REQUESt