Media Release

Free Seminar on Exposure to Agricultural Biosolids

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 1:00 AM
2:51 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - A free seminar titled, "Exposure to Pathogens and Toxins From Biolgoical Aerosols Emitted During the Land Application of Class A and Class B Biosolids (Stablized Sewage Sludge)" will be held at the Hilton Conference Center at the University of Florida on Monday August 25, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Jordan Peccia, PhD from Yale University will discuss his research concerning off-site human exposure related to the application of treated sewage sludge. This event is sponsored by Alachua County, the University of Florida, and the Bill Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management.
To reserve your seat please call 352-392-6264 or email For additional information contact Gus Olmos at 352-264-6800.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).