01/08/2013 11:16 am ET

New Michigan Law Widens Uses For Treated Sewage Product

A new law in Michigan will make it easier for sewage treatment plants to sell or give away their leftovers.

All the water we use in our houses and businesses goes down a municipal drain and ends up in a wastewater treatment plant. It's processed and decontaminated and eventually becomes something called a biosolid.

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