Wastewater Treatment Plants A Public Health Disaster
Brain disease is surging around the world. It’s impacting people of all ages and other mammals. There is a common thread. Infectious waste dumped recklessly on land, into streams and beyond. Millions of tons of it are dumped annually into our watersheds, on our crops, in our forests and in our cities. It’s contaminating our food, water and air. It’s happening near you right now.
Wastewater treatment plants can’t stop many pathogens, including prions. Prions are unstoppable. The pathogen spreads through the bodily fluids and cell tissue of its victims. The blood, saliva, mucus, milk, urine and feces of victims are infectious. Wastewater treatment doesn’t touch prions. In fact, these facilities are now helping incubate and distribute prions via solids and wastewater released. Once unleashed on the environment, prions remain infectious. They migrate, mutate and multiply as they infect crops, water supplies and more.
When the U.S. government enacted the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, it classified prions as select agents that pose an extreme risk to food, water and much more. Unfortunately, the CDC quietly took prions off the list because the regulation criminalized entire industries and several reckless practices.
Raising livestock and crops on land contaminated with infectious waste is foolish and a public health time bomb. Dumping it where it can go airborne, leach into water, or contaminate farmland/crops is reckless. Sewage sludge applied to land is contributing to chronic wasting disease in deer, elk, moose, reindeer and other mammals. Sewage sludge is contributing to Alzheimer’s disease, CJD, Parkinson’s, microcephaly, west nile virus, equine herpes, and much, much more. The infection spreads via many vectors.
Livestock are vulnerable to prion disease, too. Raising beef and dairy cattle on land infected with prions is reckless. It’s just a matter of time until mad cow disease rears its ugly head again–it’s here to stay because prions are migrating and incubating in the soil–and then the water. A deadly prion is a deadly prion. There is no species barrier.
There is a pile of research and evidence that demonstrates cross-species transmission of prion disease. Those who peddle this crap (biosolids) should be strung up for bioterrorism and treason. Reclaimed wastewater faces the same issue. Hospitals throw away expensive equipment that has been exposed to deadly prions. How are the brain surgeons in the sewage industry neutralizing them? It isn’t possible–especially in a wastewater treatment plant. As such, everything that leaves these facilities is infectious waste.
It’s time for the regulatory world to keep up with the real world. Brain disease is surging globally and the reckless dumping of infectious waste is driving it. It’s time for the U.S. government to enforce the Bioterrorism Prevention and Response Act of 2002. It’s time for other governments to stop relying on risk assessments peddled by the U.S. EPA that recklessly declared biosolids safe even though it was fully aware of the unstoppable prion threat.
The EPA deliberately overlooked several risks associated with the land application of sewage sludge. Since that time, the risks have intensified greatly. Sewage sludge is unregulated infectious waste, toxic waste and nuclear waste all rolled into one. The only thing that approximates fertilizer is the BS that the EPA, industry and the shit-heads are spreading deep. Biosolids and sewage sludge should be immediately reclassified as infectious waste and handled accordingly.
Thanks to reckless policies, extreme weather now fans the flames. Tornadoes, floods, droughts and rising tides are pushing tons of sewage further into the lives of everyone. It’s a perfect storm.
Defend yourself and your family with the truth. The lies are getting deep around the Zika virus. Those mosquitoes are feeding and breeding in infectious waste. They don’t manufacture viruses. The battle against mosquitoes will miss the war against infectious waste. Innocent people are already caught in the crossfire of mismanagement and misinformation.
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