NEW JERSEY SLUDGE VICTIMS                             Back to  Home Page

Compiled by Helane Shields

2002 - 2005 Update

New Jersey
Fish kill in stream -- Sludge Company cited for runoff of nutrients, heavy metals and solids into surface
     water from sludge stockpile - Groundwater at risk from disposal of runoff in quarry pit

Harmony Township, -- Warren County Health Department -- Cadmium and nitrate found on sludge farm site and in
    neighboring wells. Sludge permit denied

White Township, -- Class A sludge facility cited for runoff into river. Meadow Life Topsoil (sludge) Operation to cease
   operation in next two years. DEP issues notice of violation