Drugs Contaminate The Great Lakes

Drugs Contaminate Lake Michigan
Prescription drugs have been found far from Milwaukee’s sewage outfalls, suggesting the lake is not diluting the compounds as scientists expected.

In a joint report by the International Joint Commission, the scientists in both countries US and Canada have discovered alarming traces of prescription drugs, caffeine, chemicals and other contaminants in Lake Michigan.

According to the report, only half of prescription drugs and contaminants are removed from the sewage waste after the treatment since the personals at the sewage treatment do not have more advanced equipments to effectively remove all the contamination.

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