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Upper Mount Bethel Township expected to offer farmers alternative to sludge

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 28 2014 11:24:48 AM CDT
Updated On: Apr 28 2014 11:25:18 AM CDT
UPPER MOUNT BETHEL TWP., Pa. -

A township in Northampton County is expected to talk money and sludge in a special meeting Monday afternoon.

According to Upper Mount Bethel Twp.'s manager, the supervisors have a special meeting scheduled at 2 p.m. to discuss a plan to help farmers pay for an alternative to using sludge as a fertilizer.

The supervisors are expected to take a formal vote at Monday's meeting.

Sludge has been a controversial topic in the township over the past months and former supervisor Ron Angle has been threatening the use of sludge on his land.