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Re: Composting Toilets vs. Holding Tank
That frothy mess that "disappears" within a few feet is full of nitrogen. When the reefs, and even the sandy bottoms, are covered with a lush growth of algae, then it is causing a problem. So the solution to pollution is dilution, especially in coral reef areas that are naturally devoid of nutrients, is not the answer. However, if the pH drops enough in our oceans, maybe we'll want more raw sewage...
I knew someone would go here. By dilution, I was countering the suggesting that the Baby Ruth bar in Caddyshack is going to wash up on shore. I was not suggesting it beams off the planet.
You are right, concentration is the real issue. Zero is not the necessary standard. It's not the standard in seawater without humans.
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