Prescription Drugs Entering the Great Lakes at Alarming Rates
Posted on: December 2, 2013

A new report by the International Joint Commission (IJC) has revealed that approximately half of prescription drugs and other newly developed contaminants in sewage are removed by treatment plants.

Among the various chemicals being that are detect, 6 are most likely to appear and have a low rate of removal: a herbicide, an anti-seizure drug, two antibiotic drugs, an antibacterial drug and an anti-inflammatory drug.

6 most commonly encountered prescription drugs in the Great Lakes due to their low removal rates at sewage treatment plants.
6 most commonly encountered prescription drugs in the Great Lakes due to their low removal rates at sewage treatment plants.

For more, CLICK HERE for the article written by Brian Bienkowski.

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