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E-M:/ Tainted fertilizer to carry big bill



File this for when the topic comes up at a Michigan facility.
 
Sewerage district anticipates losses in hundreds of thousands
 
Costs of finding toxic chemicals in sewage-sludge fertilizer extend well beyond the temporary closings of 30 public areas where the fertilizer was applied, sewerage district and environmental officials say.
 
No decisions have been made yet on whether soil cleanup is required at the parks and athletic fields. But taxpayers in the 28 municipalities served by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District will face a far greater bite out of their wallets.




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