Pennsylvania Sludge Issues
Army for a Clean Environment, Inc. is a nonprofit, grassroots organization formed, in part, to expose the dangers of
using sewer sludge, river sludge and harbor sludge in mine reclamation projects. Petitioner is located at 2066
Evergreen Drive, Tamaqua, PA 18252.
Berks Citizens Against Toxic Sludge (BCATS) is a grassroots, nonprofit organization. It was formed to oppose the
land application of sewage sludge. The organization can be reached at 440 Creek Lane, Lenhartsville, PA 19534.
The Concerned Citizens of West Providence Township is a local, nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots, educational
and public-action organization in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, dedicated to preventing the land application of
sewage sludge and industrial waste under current standards established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The
address of the organization is P.O. Box 188, Everett,PA15537.
Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the
Pennsylvania that provides legal assistance to rural municipal governments and communities concerned about the
land application of sludge. The Legal Defense Fund is located at 2859 Scotland Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Coalition of Residents Organised for Political Self-expression (CROPS) is a nonprofit corporation working to
protect the freedom of local citizens to participate in the political process, specifically at the local level. CROPS is
located at 4810 Rockdale Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.
Environmental Science Research Associates (ESRA) helps prepare websites about Pennsylvania sludge issues
and sludge victims and is located at 169 Slackwater Road, Millersville, PA 17551.
The Franklin County Coalition is an association of eighteen non-profit, community based organizations located in
Franklin County, Pennsylvania. In 2002, the Coalition adopted a resolution supporting municipal governments that
have passed ordinances controlling the land application of sewage sludge. The Coalition's mailing address is 2859
Scotland Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201.
The Lancaster County Green Party is a Pennsylvania political group that hopes to use elected office as a means to
bring positive, sustainable, environmentally friendly practices into social functions. Its mailing address is Lancaster
County Green party, PO Box 8922, Lancaster, PA 17602-8922.
The Mahanoy Creek Watershed Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 with the goal of
mitigating the effects of abandoned mine drainage pollution in the Mahanoy Creek and protecting it from future
environmental assaults. The petitioner is located at 420 Dutchtown Road, Ashland, PA 17921.
Pennsylvania Environmental Network is a nonprofit, grassroots alliance organized in 1989 of local citizens groups.
Its aim is to network, organize and work for ak fit to breathe, water fit to drink, soils safe for farms and environmental
justice for all. PEN's sludge team seeks a ban on the land application of sludge and sludge products. PEN's sludge
team address is 1880 Pickering Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460.
Sludge Busters, located at Fox Brush Farm,1650 Furnace Rd., Brogue, PA 17309,
is made up of people from York County, PA, fighting the land application of all industrial and
municipal sewage sludge.
STEPCO-Shrewsbury Township Environmental Protection Coalition, Susan Fox, 3624 Bowser Rd., New Freedom, PA
The United Mine Workers of America is a growing union with a diverse membership that includes coal miners,
clean coal technicians, health care workers, truck drivers, and school board employees. UMWA members live and work
throughout the United States and Canada. The UMWA has fought for worker's rights since 1890. Today the
International Union continues the fight for safe workplaces, good wages and benefits, and fair representation. The
petitioner is located at UMWA Region 1 at 51 Eleventh Street, P.O. Box 200, Lucernemines, PA 15754.
United Sludge-Free Alliance
Address: US-FA PO Box 32, Kutztown, PA 19530
Valley Citizens for a Healthy Environment is a nonprofit organization committed to preserving the rural nature of
our local community, supporting family farms, discouraging the influx of large, corporate, factory farms, protecting the
health of our families by safeguarding the health of our natural environment, and encouraging responsible
stewardship of our water resources. The postal address of the organization is c/o Rev. Alice M. Meloy, 22448 Path
Valley Road, Doylesburg, PA 17219.