Toxic Sludge Is Not Good for You, It Could Even Kill You

Synagro company has paid money in a wrongful death lawsuit, the first known payment to alleged victims of sewage sludge-induced sicknesses. However, important information in the case has not been made public, and the National Whistleblower Center has requested that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency obtain the settlement agreement. "Given the EPA's current approval of the dumping of toxic sludge, it is in the public interest for the EPA to obtain all of the information documenting the hazards of sludge." Our 1995 book Toxic Sludge Is Good For You first broke the amazing story of how sewage sludge became "biosolids," a supposedly safe and natural organic fertilizer promoted by the EPA.