This is why we can’t have nice things (part 4,362)

Prescription drugs found in drinking water across U.S., according to an investigation by the Associated Press and reported on CNN today. It’s not exactly breaking news, as National Public Radio was reporting on this last week, but it’s still important information.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a website devoted to Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products as Pollutants (PPCPs), complete with a FAQ. Step One: Do not flush them down the toilet (unless the label says it’s best to do that).


About songdogmi

I'm a longhaired almost-hippie stuck in the inner suburbs of a major rust-belt metropolis who's thoughtful, creative, and kind of geeky. In exchange for a paycheck I run around in a cubicle maze most days. When I escape, I play music, hang out in coffee houses, dink around on the computer, take naps, and think I should be off in the woods somewhere. Every once in a while I get in my car and drive far, far away, though I've always come back so far.
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