||Application of sewage sludge to cropland : appraisal of potential hazards of the heavy metals to plants and animals /
||Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Municipal Construction Div.
||Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Program Operations,
||EPA 430/9-76-013; 64; EPA/MCD-33
Sewage as fertilizer--United States ;
Sewage disposal--United States ;
Plants, Effect of heavy metals on ;
Sewage sludge--United States ;
Sludge disposal ;
Ground water ;
Surface waters ;
Water pollution ;
Farm crops ;
Water supply ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||vi, 63 p.
This report examines the present state of knowledge regarding the potential effects on agricultural crops and animals by heavy metals in sewage sludges applied to cropland, as well as some consideration of possible groundwater and surface water contamination. Other potential effects associated with land application of sewage sludge are not addressed in detail.
"Construction grants program information"--Cover. "November 1976." "EPA-430/9-76-013." "MCD-33." Bibliography: p. 36-42.