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Resource ID: #28877
Subject: Environment
Source: Lisa Song
Affiliation: NC Policy Watch
Date: April - September 2019



A four-month Policy Watch investigation found very high concentrations of a toxic substance, 1,4-Dioxane, in a shipment of wastewater sludge to a major composting facility in North Carolina. The composting facility then sent material made with this contaminated sludge for use in city parks, sports fields, gardens and agricultural land.

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