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Pharmaceuticals screened systematically for the first time in the Baltic Sea

CWPharma, an EU-funded project, has started screening active pharmaceutical ingredients in six river basin districts to get a better picture of the sources, emissions and environmental concentrations of pharmaceuticals in the Baltic Sea region.
“We have already collected samples from six river basins and several wastewater treatment plants in Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Poland and Sweden. The aim of the screening is to estimate the overall pharmaceutical emissions in the Baltic Sea region,” says project manager Noora Perkola of the Finnish Environment Institute. Read more

Press release in other languages:

In Estonian:
Esmakordselt algab süstemaatiline ravimijääkide sõeluuring Läänemeres (EVEL pressiteade 21.9.2018)
In Finnish:
Itämeren lääkeainejäämiä mitataan ensimmäistä kertaa systemaattisesti (Suomen ympäristökeskuksen tiedote  21.9.2018) 
In German:
Systematische Untersuchung von Arzneimitteleinträgen in die Ostsee (Pressemitteilung Kompetenzzentrum Wasser Berlin 21.9.2018)
In Swedish:
Historisk genomgång av läkemedel i Östersjön (Länsstyrelsen Östergötland, pressmeddelande 2.10.2018)
Fisken i Roxen undersöks (Tekniska verken i Linköping, pressmeddelande 7.8.2018)

 

Published 2018-09-21 at 12:14, updated 2018-10-15 at 12:21