Tag: chronic wasting disease and biosolids

prion disease research

Biosolids and Brain Disease In 1972, world leaders realized that dumping millions of tons of sewage sludge into the oceans killed entire underwater ecosystems. Some nations stopped the dumping immediately, while others did not. The U.S., for example, finally passed the Ocean Dumping Ban Act of 1988. It required dumping all municipal sewage sludge and industrial […]

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Prion Disease Threatens Livestock Editor’s Note: A deadly prion is a deadly prion. Hiding behind ignorance and special interests is doing no one any good. Prion disease is always fatal. There is not a cure. Prions migrate, mutate and multiply. Sick animals (including livestock and people) that have prion disease contaminate their environment with prions […]

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Infectious Waste and Prion Disease I wish that I could support wastewater reclamation and the application of sewage sludge (biosolids) on open land. Unfortunately, I have reversed course on my position over the past decade and now I only see unacceptable risks. The reason for my reversal is an unstoppable, deadly protein particle called a prion. […]

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Infectious Waste Spreading Prions A Colorado company says that hunters, landowners and many others are being misinformed about the dangers of chronic wasting disease (CWD). As such, public health and the health of entire watersheds are at risk. CWD is another form of prion disease. Prions also are behind the explosion in Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease […]

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