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Main Title Application of sewage sludge to cropland : appraisal of potential hazards of the heavy metals to plants and animals /
CORP Author Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Municipal Construction Div.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Program Operations,
Year Published 1976
Report Number EPA 430/9-76-013; 64; EPA/MCD-33
Stock Number PB-264 015
Subjects Sewage as fertilizer--United States ; Sewage disposal--United States ; Plants, Effect of heavy metals on ; Sewage sludge--United States ; Agriculture
Additional Subjects Sludge disposal ; Farms ; Metals ; Livestock ; Cadmium ; Hazards ; Ground water ; Surface waters ; Water pollution ; Farm crops ; Sewage ; Water supply ; Heavy metals
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NTIS  PB-264 015 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 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.