Biological activity conferred by endocrine disrupting chemicals in hospital effluent and river water from the Brussels Region, Belgium

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are gaining in worldwide attention due to their omnipresence, wide range in chemical properties and possible effects on wildlife populations. Problems surrounding these EDCs are their continuous  release into  the environment  through industrial, domestic and  hospital effluents  and inefficient  removal  by  wastewater  treatment  plants  (WWTPs).  For  this  reason,  the  Water  Framework Directive (WFD, amended in  2013/39/EU) established a priority list of 33 n…

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