Citizen Scientist -- 003

Citizen Scientist -- 003

Endocrin disrupting compounds infographic

Wastewater treatment plants across the country were not designed to remove endocrine-disrupting compounds found in products like these. Therefore, the chemicals and their metabolites often persist in the wastewater effluent, which is typically discharged into rivers such as the Susquehanna.

Image: Heather Gall research group / Penn State