Streams

Underreported: Hand Soap in Lakes and Streams

Thursday, January 18, 2007

As American consumers have embraced antibacterial hand soap, compounds in the soap have been building up in lakes and streams around the US. Dr. Rolf Halden of Johns Hopkins studies the distribution of antibacterial soap products in natural waters, and talks about how the buildup might affect the health of humans, animals, and the environment.

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