[Date Prev][Date Next][Date Index]

GLIN==> News: Unwanted Medicine: Michigan Workshop

Title: News: Unwanted Medicine: Michigan Workshop

Unwanted Medicine: Michigan Workshop to Assist Communities, Pharmacies in Safe Disposal of Unused Medicine

Contact: Elizabeth LaPorte, Michigan Sea Grant, elzblap@umich.edu

March 18, 2008

Traces of prescription drugs and other medicines detected in drinking water are becoming a growing environmental and public safety concern nationwide. One recent study conducted by the Associated Press found small amounts of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines like ibuprofen and acetaminophen in drinking water supplies of 24 major metropolitan areas.

To read the full story and/or to register for the workshop, go to http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/news

Elizabeth LaPorte
Communication & Education Services | Michigan Sea Grant
University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment
440 Church Street, Dana Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1041
elzblap@umich.edu | 734.647-0767 | http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu

Attachment: MSG-news-release-header-lr.jpg
Description: JPEG image