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Biosolids: The Search for a Final Resting Place [PDF - 267 KB] – project looks at the challenges of biosolids management, including options for disposal, concerns about health effects, and environmental impacts. This is one in a series of reports prepared by a graduate of CDC’s Environmental Public Health Leadership Institute.

Guidance for Controlling Potential Risks to Workers Exposed to Class B Biosolids [PDF - 108 KB] – document about precautions for employers and employees working with Class B biosolids. This guidance is not intended to address nonoccupational exposure.

Links to information from outside CDC

Biosolids (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) – information about biosolids

Biosolids, Animal Manure, and Earthworms: Is There a Connection? (U.S. Geological Survey) – study to determine the ability of earthworms to accumulate emerging contaminants under controlled conditions

Land Application of Municipal Biosolids (U.S. Geological Survey) – projects characterizing potential emerging contaminants in biosolids-derived composts

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