Pennsylvania Biosolids

York County Biosolids

Right to Farm Ruling for York County Biosolids Land Application

York, PA –Synagro Central received a permit in 2005 from the Department of Environmental Protection to apply biosolids to farmland in York County, PA. In July 2008, residents living near  the farm began filing complaints stating the company was trespassing on land and was creating a health hazard by using biosolids.

Pennsylvania’s House Bill 738

A lawsuit between Spicer Family Farms and a Benner Township resident that resulted in Spicer Farms withdrawing its biosolids land application permit has sparked more legislative attention. The PA House of Representatives have passed House Bill 738.

House Bill 738