Guest Opinion: Environmental group cautions against fertilizer waste in roads

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“One of the final gifts of the Trump administration to industrial polluters was to give the green light for fertilizer manufacturers to sell their toxic waste for government road construction. This decision overturned a 31-year U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ban of such use of phosphogypsum, the cancerous and radioactive byproduct of fertilizer production.

That is why Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has joined with several other environmental groups in a lawsuit to block the EPA’s approval of this radioactive material in road construction.”

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