Alfonzo Wherry looks at notices posted outside a field in Chester County, S.C., where sewage sludge from Charlotte was to be sprayed. Neighbors complained that the sludge causes asthma attacks, headaches and other health problems.
Alfonzo Wherry looks at notices posted outside a field in Chester County, S.C., where sewage sludge from Charlotte was to be sprayed. Neighbors complained that the sludge causes asthma attacks, headaches and other health problems. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Alfonzo Wherry looks at notices posted outside a field in Chester County, S.C., where sewage sludge from Charlotte was to be sprayed. Neighbors complained that the sludge causes asthma attacks, headaches and other health problems. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Earth & Energy

Earth & Energy

Notes on energy and the environment in the Carolinas

Sewage sludge contaminates water, river advocates say

October 09, 2015 2:00 AM