Last August, after an all day airshow, my brother and I were making the long trek across the brown fields back to the car when we encountered a spilled porta-pottie. A truck had been transporting the odoriferous receptacle and it had been upset somehow, dumping its contents onto the ground.
The smell was abominable and we gave it wide berth, but not before I snapped a picture of the tanker truck that was there to vacuum up the mess–
Posted in Bodily Fluids, Crappers (restrooms), Effluvia, emissions, Miasma, sewage, Stink Interdiction, Stinky Accidents, Stinky Incidents, Stinky occupations, Stinky Signs, TOXIC
Tagged ace, cleanup, feces, odor, porta potty, roto rooter, Smelly, spill, stinky, urine
Cats gone, stench lingers
Neighbors still hide from the smell left by nearly 200 cats taken from a Tarpon Springs home.
TARPON SPRINGS – Even from across the street, you can smell the sour odor wafting from 759 Seminole Blvd.
Neighbors say the stench has driven them from their yards and forced them to abandon their swimming pools….
…On Dec. 5, Tarpon Springs police received an anonymous call asking that someone “check on the welfare” of the residents at 759 Seminole Blvd. Though no one answered the door when an officer turned up at the house, he detected an odor and recommended a followup.
The next day, Animal Services responded and asked the city for help, Templeton said.
What they found was disturbing.
Amid the clutter, cats roamed everywhere. A 6- to 8-inch layer of cat feces covered nearly the entire house, said Laura Spaulding of Spaulding Decon, the Lutz company that put together an estimate for cleaning the house.
“It’s intense,” said Spaulding, a veteran of crime-scene and pack rat cleanup. “It’s the worst we’ve ever seen….”
(Read the entire article)
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Tagged Cat Crap, cat house, cats, condemned, crazy cat people, feces, Florida, House, neighborhood, piss, Tarpon Springs, unsanitary, urine
A group of Nebraskans, concerned about “the byproducts of livestock operations intruding into their lives,” opposes the idea that hydrogen sulfide (fart gas) and ammonia (piss) emissions from stockyard operations be labeled “non-emergency” and made exempt from EPA reporting requirements. (read the article)
There’s no love lost between myself and the EPA, but I know the stench of fanatical activism (as opposed to activism) when I smell it. What these individuals are objecting to is the smell of the barnyard – something I grew up with, being raised in rural Washington state. What they are asking comes more clearly into focus when we take note of the two “offending” substances:
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Tagged ammonia, contamination, emissions, EPA, feeding, hydrogen sulfide, livestock, manure, manure lagoons, Nebraska, operations, runoff, Sierra Club, urine