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The City of Raleigh is supporting a research team led by Dr. Larry King of North Carolina State University in a study of the soil properties of its sludge-treated fields, the composition of the crops grown there, and groundwater quality with attention to nitrates. The city plans to compost sludge to produce a product that can be used by the Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department in its landscaping program and be made available to farmers for use on specified crops.
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North Carolina’s Clean Lakes Program is restoring two lakes in Umstead State Park for swimming and other recreational uses. Restoration efforts include ridding the lakes of hydrilla infestation and correcting sedimentation problems. The condition of the lakes will also be assessed for the level of nutrients, algae, and water quality.
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On February 6, 1989, the Environmental Protection Agency published a proposal to regulate disposal of wastewater treatment plant sludges. According to Dale Crisp, Assistant Public Utilities Director for the City of Raleigh, the proposal might require a reduction in sludge loading rates, changes in the manner sludge is applied, and changes in cover crops grown or harvested at Raleigh’s Neuse River wastewater treatment plant land application site.
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The North Carolina Environmental Management Commission has adopted revisions of the state’s groundwater standards and classifications. The new rules, which take effect August 1, are outlined and discussed in this article.