Medications, cosmetics found in MN lakes and streams

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s lakes and streams are being polluted by personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and compounds that disrupt the endocrine process, which leads to changes in animal hormones and the reproductive process.

That’s the finding of new research conducted by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, just the latest in a series of studies investigating the presence and impact of chemicals in Minnesota’s surface water.

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