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Opinion: How toxic fertilizers create toxic municipal bonds

Spreading sewage sludge on farms is a bad environmental move. It’s also a bad economic one.

Two environmental hazards are emerging in tandem with the promise of disruptions to municipal financial markets. One, global warming, has received widespread attention; the other, toxic waste, less so.

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