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EPA acknowledged bioaerosol problems in the Bronx in 1994 when it was placed # 7 on the list of horror
stories to debunk. The New York sludge problem created in Texas was placed as the # 1 horror story.

May 2001 update - compiled by Helane Shields - prepared for WWW by ESRA at

2002 Update

Bronx, -- Something Stinks in Hunts Point
Sludge plant causes children to suffer -- Torrential nosebleeds, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, wheezing .. (and)
an asthma rate three times the city average

2002 - 2005 Update

Bronx,   -- Hunts Point -- Class A sewage sludge pellet silo explodes

Great Neck, Long Island Sound
New York composting facility sickens children, pets and adults