Across the nation, industrial wastes laden with heavy metals and other dangerous materials are being used in fertilizers and spread over farmland. The process, which is legal, saves dirty industries the high costs of disposing of hazardous wastes.
Spreading heavy metals on farmland is legal, but is it safe?
Here's What's Known, And Not Known, About Toxics, Plants And Soil
Lack Of Fertilizer Regulation In U.S. Leaves Farmers, Consumers Guessing About Toxic Concentrations On Farms
Throughout The Country, Example After Example Of Hazardous Wastes Being Turned Into Fertilizer