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Pharmaceutical drugs in our drinking water

| March 19, 2006

Podcast




Artist: Susan Holtz
Title: Drugs in the water
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:15:30
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Almost half of all Americans are taking some kind of prescription drug. Four out of five seniors are taking at least one medication. Drugs are also used in farm animals, for pets and on fish farms. It’s no surprise then that pharmaceuticals are turning up in our drinking water. A new report by the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy looks at how drugs and other chemicals get into the water supply and what can be done about. We interview Susan Holtz, author of the report.

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