Richard Honour, Steven R. Vincent

Opinion: We're making a mess in our forests with our sewage sludge.
Richard Honour

Opinion: We're making a mess in our forests with our sewage sludge.

The spreading of sewage sludge carries considerable risk and should be stopped. As scientists, we are increasingly concerned with this reckless practice.

SNOQUALMIE, Wash.—Out in the Snoqualmie forests of eastern King County, on the west side of the Cascades, the ground is black and mucky. It's an unnatural scene with a toilet-bowl stench.

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