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Report: Pharmaceutical drugs present in LI drinking water

A new report claims that more than half

A new report claims that more than half of Long Island health care facilities flush unused drugs down toilets and sinks. (March 4, 2013 6:08 PM)

Pharmaceutical drugs are showing up in Long Island's drinking water, according to a new report.

Citizens Campaign for the Environment released a report today on how Long Island health care facilities dispose of drugs. The report says more than half of local facilities are flushing unused drugs down toilets and sinks.

According to the report, 28 out of 70 aquifer samples taken tested...

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