Jefferson City News Tribune

Columbia finds ‘forever chemicals’ in fertilizer sludge, continues to apply to crops

by Jefferson City News Tribune | June 8, 2024
For more than 40 years, the city of Columbia has applied tens of thousands of tons of wastewater sludge as fertilizer on farms across mid-Missouri. Now, it turns out its sludge contains “forever chemicals” known to cause cancer and other health problems. Public Employees for ...
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