MARYLAND SLUDGE VICTIMS
MARYLAND -turf grass grower believes crop loss was due to use of sludge as fertilizer. EPA claims the
use of highway roller on his fields killed the grass.
Brandywine, -- Ron Letcher statement :
Sludge victims suffer burning eyes, nose and throat, nausea, shortness of breath, breathing
difficulties and headaches
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – FEDERAL RESEARCHERS SPREAD CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE IN YARDS OF POOR
FAMILIES – CHILDREN EXPECTED TO EAT SLUDGE TO PREVENT LEAD POISONING; NO MEDICAL FOLLOW UPS
HAVRE DE GRACE - Sludge nightmare along the Susquehanna, – CLASS B SEWAGE SLUDGE DUMPED IN
SUSQUEHANNA STATE PARK – VICTIM SUFFERS CHILLS, MIGRAINES, WEAKNESS, INFECTIONS – PATHOGENS
REQUIRE ONE YEAR BAN TO KEEP PEOPLE AWAY FROM THE SLUDGE
Sludge permit application in Cecil canceled
Local residents had come out strongly against plan
By Sonia Dasgupta
Published: Wednesday, December 31, 2008 5:06 AM CST
A company looking to use treated sludge as fertilizer on a local farm has decided against it after a year of residents
raising a stink about the possible harmful effects.
Synagro, the Baltimore-based company that wanted to spread sewage sludge on a farm just outside Perryville, is
withdrawing its permit application to the state’s department of the environment.