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Re: E-M:/ PCDD in sludge for farm application



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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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My apologies to the EM list....   I had intended to send this
material out to the dioxin-l@essential.org list that I am a frequent
contributor to but some wires in the brain crossed and the fingers
typed the EM list address....

Alex Sagady




At 06:32 PM 12/16/1999 -0500, you wrote:
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>Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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>This just came out from EPA.....
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>2) EPA Proposes Standard for Dioxins in Biosolids
>EPA is proposing a standard for dioxins in biosolids. Biosolids are 
>treated sewage sludge -- the
>byproduct of municipal wastewater treatment -- and can be recycled and 
>applied as a fertilizer,
>disposed of in surface disposal units, or incinerated. Today's proposal 
>sets a limit of 300 part per
>trillion toxic equivalents for dioxins in biosolids that are to be 
>recycled and applied to the land as
>fertilizer. Facilities preparing biosolids for land application would also 
>be required to follow
>new monitoring, record keeping and reporting requirements for dioxins in 
>biosolids that are to be
>land applied. Based on risk assessment results, the proposed rule does not 
>contain additional
>limits for dioxins in biosolids that are being placed in surface disposal 
>units or incinerated. A
>fact sheet and a pre-publication version of the Federal Register notice 
>are available at
>http://www.epa.gov/OST/biosolids on the Internet.
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