Wastewater treatment plants are not engineered to remove pharmaceuticals from your water

Wastewater treatment plants are not engineered to remove pharmaceuticals from your water

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey have published a major study of how pharmaceutical companies pollute the environment by sending their wastewater to treatment plants. “Wastewater treatment plants taking discharges from nearby pharmaceutical manufacturers have ‘substantially’ higher concentrations of drugs in the water,” Environmental Health News reported, citing the study. Tia-Marie Scott, lead author of…

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