The PFAS problem may cause wastewater treatment that cleans up another bad problem: pharmaceuticals.
Tara Lohan, The Revelator (Center for Biological Diversity), August 11, 2021, What Happens to Wildlife Swimming in a Sea of Our Drug Residues?
Wastewater exposes plants and wildlife to hundreds of chemical compounds. Researchers are learning about potential side effects and solutions.
Effects range from obvious physical defects to behavior change. For example, bold crawfish are not safe crawfish.
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But a different type of contaminant may lead to fixes. Continue reading