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How Chemical-Laden Human Waste is Hurting Fish
More than 1,400 treatment plants in the U.S. and Canada spew 18 billion litres of treated wastewater and sewage into the Great Lakes every day — enough to fill the Rogers Centre to the top 11.25 times.

While the material is filtered and treated before being released, the process doesn’t remove all contaminants: modern sewage-treatment plants are still unable to target some pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and personal-care products.

Emerging research warns that the contaminants that remain can be harmful to fish populations.



 
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Agricultural Runoff Fueling Aquatic Overgrowth - Over the past several years, the backwaters of the upper Mississippi River have seen an increase in duckweed and algal blooms, growing into thick, green mats on the surface of the water. The free-floating flora is a nuisance for anglers, boaters and swimmers alike, but the overgrowth is problematic for the aquatic ecosystem as well.


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