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April 28, 2014
William Battaglin 303-236-6872 wbattagl@usgs.gov

Technical Announcement:
New Findings on Contaminants of Emerging Concern Featured in JAWRA

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The environmental occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern, including pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and hormones, can have adverse effects on aquatic and terrestrial life and potentially human health. These contaminants continue to impact waterways across the United States according to articles featured in  the Journal of American Water Resources.

The April collection, edited by U.S. Geological Survey scientist William Battaglin and University of Nebraska Professor Alan Kolak, features an introduction and 13 articles written by their colleagues.

The abstracts and links to all of the articles in the featured collection are provided below:


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