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Toxics in Biosolids Fertilizer Prompt Texas Farmers’ Lawsuit

by Environment News Service | February 23, 2024
A product liability lawsuit has been filed against a major manufacturer of biosolids-based fertilizer produced from sewage sludge. The lawsuit seeks compensation for damages caused by exposure to the toxic chemicals the fertilizer contains. Fertilizers produced from sewage sludge contain ...

Low-level Radioactive Waste Could Go to Local Landfills

by Environment News Service | April 8, 2020
“As the nation is focused on coping with the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, NRC, is quietly moving to permanently deregulate massive amounts of low-level radioactive waste, but not spent nuclear fuel. By means of a proposed interpretive rule, the NRC ...
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