Contact: Chelsey Coombs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Rural sewage treatment lagoons remove most, but not all, of the pharmaceutical and personal care product (PPCPs) and hormone contaminants from wastewater, suggests a new study lead by Wei Zheng, University of Illinois senior research scientist at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center.
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