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Main Title Land application of municipal sewage sludge for the production of fruits and vegetables : a statement of federal policy and guidance /
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S.E.P.A.,
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA 530/SW-905; SW-905--not on library's copy
Stock Number PB95-157483
OCLC Number 08582635
Subjects Sewage as fertilizer--United States. ; Sewage sludge.
Additional Subjects Plants, Effect of Sewage on ; Sewage as fertilizer--United States ; Sewage sludge ; Municipalities ; Fruit crops ; Vegetable crops ; Government policies ; Land disposal ; Cadmium ; Soil properties ; Heavy metals ; Pathogenic bacteria ; Reduction ; Pathogenic fungi ; Technical assistance ; Risk assessments ; Standards ; Soil pollution ; Land application
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA SW-905 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/26/2010
EJBD  EPA SW-905 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/13/2013
ELBD  EPA SW-905 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/13/2012
ERAD  EPA 530/SW-905 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 08/05/2013
ESAD  SW-905 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB95-157483 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 04/04/2019
Collation 21 p. ; 28 cm.
In some areas of the country, municipal wastewater sludges have been used for many years as a soil amendment for croplands producing fruits and vegetables. The document draws upon the expertise within the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Drug Administration in providing the first statement of unified Federal guidance for those locations where such programs are to continue.
"Signed"--Stamped on t.p. Includes bibliographical references (p. 20).