Richard Honour

Richard Honour

Kenmore, WA

Patricia Martin, BS, Safe Food and Fertilizer, Quincy, WA and Jan Whitefoot, MS, Concerned Citizens of the Yakima Reservation, Harrah, WA

Executive Director, The Precautionary Group


Published on Sep 29, 2016

Science Interrupted

Last year we conducted an experiment in the Snoqualmie Forest watershed in King County, WA, seeking to detect various toxics disposed in the forests in sewage sludge. The sought-after toxics had be...

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Published on Sep 10, 2016

Toxic Sewage Sludge (TSS) Microbiome

Raw Sewage and the resulting Toxic Sewage Sludge (TSS) product tell the tale of our life style and fate, and of the dangers contained therein. All that we do finds its way down a drain, and thereaf...

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Published on Sep 05, 2016

MacroPlastics in Toxic Sewage Sludge

MacroPlastics For purposes of this writing, MacroPlastics are plastic debris in Toxic Sewage Sludge or other wastes larger than 1 mm by any dimension, whereas MicroPlastics are less than 1 mm. Siz...

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Published on Sep 01, 2016

Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs)

Toxic Sewage Sludge, the solids separated from raw sewage in a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), accumulates and retains the physical materials, chemical wastes and microbial constituents from all...

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Published on Aug 26, 2016

Nutrient Pollution Water for Life Decade“Day after day, we pour millions of tons of untreated sewage and industrial and agricultural wastes into the world's water ...

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Published on Aug 24, 2016

The Organochlorine Compounds

Organochlorine Compounds, organochlorides, chlorocarbons or chlorinated hydrocarbons are organic compounds containing at least one covalently bonded atom of chlorine influencing its chemical behavi...

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Published on Aug 24, 2016

The Organochlorine Pesticides

Organochlorine Pesticides are man-made organic chemicals. DDT was the first that was used on a large scale in the U.S. An organochloride (organochlorine compound, chlorocarbon, or chlorinated hydro...

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Michael: Your well-stated and experienced comments are appreciated greatly. Thank you, Richard
Excellent lab note. Thank you, Richard
Irena: Thank you for your comment, and for being interested in this project. Richard
Reply to:Jan WhitefootJan Whitefoot
Jan: Please give me the notice on that and we will investigate. This is a critical public health and safety issue, much less a human and environmental health matter. This practice puts lives and health at risk, and must be stopped. The runoff and leachates from these toxic sludges run into many w...more
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