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Contact: Chelsey Coombs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Drugs, Hormones in Sewage

Caption: Researchers tested water samples from rural wastewater lagoons for the presence of 21 commonly used drugs, personal care products and hormones.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

Usage Restrictions: Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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