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Stop EPA from Labeling Toxic Sewage Sludge as Organic "Compost"

RENAME THAT CRAP

EPA IS SOLICITING INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC RIGHT NOW ON THEIR OUTRAGEOUS PLAN TO RENAME TOXIC CLASS A SEWAGE SLUDGE BIOSOLIDS AS "COMPOST" WITHOUT ANY REFERENCE OR LABELING TO IDENTIFY THE FACT THAT THIS IS A PRODUCT DERIVED FROM MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SLUDGE

HERE IS THE IDENTIFYING DOCKET: RCRA-2003-0005

HERE IS THE WEB PAGE TO VIEW COMMENTS ALREADY SUBMITTED:

http://cascade.epa.gov/RightSite/dk_public_collection_detail.htm?ObjectType=
dk_docket_collection&cid=RCRA-2003-0005&ShowList=items&Action=view

Your comment opposing this policy can be sent by email and posted on EPA's
docket page . . . so the easiest way to submit a comment is simply send an
email to:

<rcra-docket@epa.gov>

SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) today
is proposing an amendment to the May 1, 1995, Comprehensive Procurement
Guideline (CPG) under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
and the Executive Order ``Greening the Government Through Waste
Prevention, Recycling, and Federal Acquisition.'' Specifically, EPA is
proposing to revise the current compost designation to include compost
made from manure or biosolids, and designate fertilizers made from
recovered organic materials. EPA is also proposing to consolidate all
compost designations under one item called ``compost made from
recovered organic materials.''



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