from an Email dated July 15, 2001
to Helane Shields
from Duff Wilson, Seattle Times,

announcing the Sept.13, 2001 publication of "Fateful Harvest: The true story of a small town, a global industry and a toxic secret" :

QUOTE: As you probably know, there are no standards, no required testing, and no limits on the amount of toxic material that can be legally tucked away in fertilizer products in this country, except in Washington State. Fertilizer has even less control than sewage sludge. The EPA is supposed to act (or not) on the fertilizer issue by April 15, 2002, as part of settling a suit with the Sierra Club and Washington Toxics Coalition UNQUOTE
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