[Pharmwaste] prescription-drug factories pollute waterways

Ed Gottlieb EGottlieb at cityofithaca.org
Thu Dec 12 10:08:01 EST 2019


“Some aquatic insects can have drugs at concentrations thousands of times higher in their body than in the water. They are basically small pills crawling about on the bottom waiting to get eaten by fish.”



https://www.statnews.com/2019/12/11/how-contaminants-from-prescription-drug-factories-pollute-waterways/?utm_source=STAT+Newsletters&utm_campaign=863faef5b4-Pharmalot&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8cab1d7961-863faef5b4-149620549

By Natasha Gilbert  December 11, 2019



Ed Gottlieb
Industrial Pretreatment Coordinator
Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility
525 3rd Street
Ithaca, NY  14850
(607) 273-8381<tel:(607)%20273-8381>

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