Traces of medicine, caffeine, insect repellent found in Hudson River

Water tests found minute levels of drug residues, industrial chemicals, caffeine and the insect repellent DEET in a 128-mile stretch of the Hudson River, with the strongest concentrations near wastewater treatment plants, according to two Cornell University scientists quoted by WAMC radio in Albany, N.Y. All 24 samples retrieved from the Hudson River tested positive… » Read More

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