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Recycling Sewage Recycles Brain Disease

Sewage Sludge Spreading Deadly Diseases I wish that I could support wastewater reclamation and the application of sewage sludge (biosolids). Unfortunately, I have reversed course on my position over the past decade and now I only see unacceptable risks. The reason … Continue reading

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Biosolids, Reclaimed Wastewater Spread Neurological Disease

Prions Unstoppable In Sewage Sludge, Reclaimed Wastewater When Alice Cho Snyder and her husband Mark bought a 13-acre farm near Everett, Wash., last July, they thought they were going to be organic farmers, not the epicenter of a biosolids storm. … Continue reading

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Mad Cow, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Alzheimer’s Disease Spreading With Sewage

Prions Connect Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies The U.S. government’s monitoring system for cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a fatal human brain illness, could be missing tens of thousands of victims, scientists and consumer advocates said. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or CJD can be caused … Continue reading

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