Study: Drug residues in treated wastewater may lead to fish infertility

04/13/2010 | United Press International

Researchers found that fish swimming in treated wastewater in three sewage-treatment facilities in Sweden showed high concentrations of residues from drugs such as levonorgestrel, which can impede the ability of fish to procreate. The hope is to find green alternatives to medicine use in wastewater treatment, one of the researchers said.

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