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It might be coming from bacteria in the guts of livestock, or decomposing sludge in landfills.
MANY MEASURES OF EARTH’S HEALTH ARE AT WORST LEVELS ON RECORD, NOAA FINDSSARAH KAPLANAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He says the landfill won’t accept sludge and drywall — stinky smell culprits — and that worries about road access are misguided.
VIRGINIA COMMUNITY LOOKS TO PRESERVE FORMER SCHOOL THAT’S PART OF SEGREGATED PASTKRIS CORONADOAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This can fill rivers and lakes with toxic sludge, endangering wildlife and drinking water supplies.
ONE CITY’S FIGHT TO SOLVE ITS SEWAGE PROBLEM WITH SENSORSANDREW ZALESKIAPRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
While cameras were rolling, she challenged five barefoot children to make their way from one side of the pool to the other without getting stuck in the sludge.
WONDER WOMANCHRISTINA COUCH, SM ’15APRIL 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
A wave of dark, gray sludge spread over 300 acres, as deep as 6 feet, downing power lines, pushing a home off its foundation and filling a nearby river with toxins.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
It’s already paying to treat it twice in Mexico, again at the international plant and to transport sludge left over from treating the water across the border.
WHO OWNS THE TIJUANA RIVER – AND WHO NEEDS ITS WATER MOSTMACKENZIE ELMER AND VICENTE CALDERÓNJANUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Rainy weather or running the washing machine would turn the backyard into sludge.
BATTLING AMERICA’S ‘DIRTY SECRET’SARAH KAPLANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The residue is one thing, but a major polluter in the fashion industry is dyeing — which often leaves behind toxic sludge.
HOW A WASTELAND SHRUB IS BECOMING THE NEXT BIG THING IN FASHIONDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 28, 2020OZY
When the flood went down, I found it near the middle of the parairy, half buried in the sludge.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
A soft sludge as it came noiselessly to rest beneath the glazed chintz awnings of the Butterfly Center station.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUDGE

  • drenching
  • drivel
  • ice
  • mire
  • mud
  • pulp
  • slop
  • slosh
  • sludge
  • sluice
  • snow
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