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Raleigh Supports Detailed Study of its Sludge Application Program

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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.