Traces of Prescription Drugs Found in Lake Michigan

Traces of Prescription Drugs Found in Lake Michigan

Record date: Feb 26, 2014

Curtis Hedman, Advanced Microbiologist, Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene, discusses the pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) found two miles offshore from Milwaukee in Lake Michigan. Toxicological findings show that the contaminants were found at concentrations considered at medium or high risk for aquatic organisms.

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