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Dairy farms file lawsuits against county

...more than a decade, sludge from the city's Messerly Wastewater Plant on New Savannah Road has been broadcast onto...avoid costly expansions to the problem-plagued Messerly Wastewater Plant, which has logged a host of environmental violations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/10/met_244305.shtml
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Ordinance monitors industries

...industries whose sewage makes up a fourth of Messerly Wastewater Plant's daily flow. "They're the ones you need...sewage is recycled easily through the city's Messerly Wastewater Plant on Doug Barnard Parkway, industrial chemicals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/21/met_254042.shtml
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Scientific paper highlights program to reduce bird strikes near Augusta airport

...The wetlands, now part of the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park, were designed to reduce pollution from the nearby Messerly Wastewater Plant.Although the wetlands improved water quality, the network of grass-filled lagoons also created a perfect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-29/scientific-paper-highlights-p
Sludge numbers disputed

...city employee who supervised the program. Hugh Avery Jr., who served as land application supervisor for the Messerly Wastewater Plant from 1986 to 1989, testified Tuesday in Richmond County Superior Court that employees used a six-month average...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/18/met_378791.shtml
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Sludge suit trial may resume

...plaintiff's lawyer. R.A. McElmurray & Sons sued the city in February 2001, claiming that sludge from the Messerly Wastewater Plant spread on pastures as free fertilizer from 1979 to 1990 contained dangerous amounts of heavy metals. The city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/27/met_79137.shtml
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Heavy rains briefly overwhelm Augusta's sewage system

...totaling as much as 5 to 8 inches in some areas Sunday and Monday - caused extremely heavy flows into the city's Messerly Wastewater Plant.The resulting overflow into Phinizy Ditch, which empties into Butler Creek and eventually into the Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-13/heavy-rains-briefly-overwhel
Witness states tests link sludge to deaths

...soil scientist who testified that Boyceland Dairy's problems were linked to sewage sludge from Augusta's Messerly Wastewater Plant. Dr. Goodroad cited soil tests from the University of Georgia as the basis for his opinion, but Jim Ellison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/19/met_378890.shtml
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EPD plans hearing on sludge disposal

...plan to add 558 acres owned by Ronnie Hudson to the list of sites eligible to receive sludge from Augusta's Messerly wastewater plant. Residents who formed a group called Citizens Against Sludge Pollution will oppose the request, said Justine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/16/met_291625.shtml
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Target Savannah pollution

...chemical plants. The river also absorbs treated sewage from dozens of municipalities and industries. Augusta's Messerly Wastewater Plant has been a culprit for years. And last week the city paid the first $40,000 installment of a $160,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/26/edi_284687.shtml
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Court says sludge suit stays

...in the city's favor. R.A. McElmurray & Sons sued the city in February 2001, claiming sludge from the Messerly Wastewater Plant spread on pastures as free fertilizer from 1979 to 1990 contained dangerous amounts of heavy metals. The city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/02/met_443092.shtml
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