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01Oct92 UK: SEWAGE SLUDGE BURNERS A 'SERIOUS HEALTH RISK'.

British water companies could run unacceptable health risks if they go ahead with plans to incinerate sewage sludge after dumping at sea is banned, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency.Hundreds of millions of pounds worth of construction work could be at risk if water companies are forced to scrap plans to build incinerators. Many contracts have already been awarded.According to EPA insiders, the agency's risk assessment models show that incineration presents the biggest ...

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