Amended July 28, 2013
American Water Works Association White Paper: Pharmaceutical Compounds in Drinking Water
Drinking Water of 41 Million Americans Contaminated with Pharmaceuticals (Natural News, Aug. 22, 2008)
Bill Introduced to Study Pharmaceutical Disposal (Drug Free Water Act of 2008)
Drugs in Our Drinking Water: An Update (Cho, R., State of Our Planet, Nov. 9, 2010)
Environmental Health: Action Needed to Sustain Agencies’ Collaboration on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water (GAO, August 2011)
Gillibrand seeks cause behind drugs in water (Heller, M., Watertown Daily Times, May 13, 2009)
Glick, Deanna. “Drugs in Tap Water: How Significant is the Risk?” Drinking Water and Backflow Prevention (Sept. 2008): 14-15.
Mason, Margie. (2009 Jan. 25). World’s highest drug levels entering India stream. Associated Press. http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jl0ROaU73P3_j0f0IODVN8A2YTEAD95UBNLO0, accessed 2009 Feb. 18.
Missouri scientists say grassy buffers provide protection against animal antibiotics (Columbia Missourian [AP], Feb. 15, 2010)
Pelligerno, E. (2009 Apr. 13). New UA lab researches medicines in water supply. Arizona Daily Star.
Plants ease antibiotics’ risk to farms (Gustin, G., NewsOK, Feb. 16, 2010)
Polluting The Water With Toothpaste, Shampoo, And Drugs (Profita, C., Investigate West, Sept. 12, 2012)
New Yorkers Asked to Keep Drugs Out of Drinking Water. (Aug. 11, 2008). Environmental News Service.
Oppenheimer et al., Emerging Contaminants, Opflow, May 2008
Pontius, Fred. “Tap Water Pharmaceuticals: Back to the Future.” Journal AWWA June 2008: 16-28.
Senate hearing sounds alarm on pharmaceuticals
Senate panel considers study of drugs in water (Donn, J., Associate Press, May 12, 2009)
Sewage lagoons remove most - but not all – pharmaceuticals (Coombs, C. B., University of Illinois News Bureau, Feb. 14, 2013)
Statement of Barbara Boxer
Statement of Dr. Shane Snyder, Southern Nevada Water Authority before the Senate Subcommittee on Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security, and Water Quality on Pharmaceuticals in the Nation’s Water: Assessing Potential Risks and Actions to Address the Issue--April 15, 2008
STATEMENT OF DR. ROBERT M. HIRSCH, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR WATER U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION SAFETY, INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY AND WATER QUALITY--April 15, 2008
Study: Over Half Of Americans Medicated
Study: Plants ease antibiotic risk on farms (Capital Press [AP], Feb. 17, 2010)
Subcommittee on Transportation Safety, Infrastructure Security, and Water Quality hearing entitled, “Pharmaceuticals in the Nation’s Water: Assessing Potential Risks and Actions to Address the Issue.”
TESTIMONY OF BENJAMIN H. GRUMBLES ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR WATER ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY BEFORE THE TRANSPORTATION SAFETY, INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY AND WATER QUALITY SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE UNITED STATES SENATE April 15, 2008
Testimony of David Pringle Campaign Director New Jersey Environmental Federation On Behalf of: New Jersey Environmental Federation and Clean Water Action
TESTIMONY OF JENNIFER SASS, Ph. D., SENIOR SCIENTIST, NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL
Tests find antibiotic, other contaminants in Tampa's drinking water (Wade, C., Tampa Tribune, Jan. 5, 2010)
Tons of released drugs taint U.S. water (Donn, J., Mendoza, M., & Pritchard, J., Associated Press, Apr. 19, 2009)
US senator calls for EPA to study meds-in-water (Water Technology Online, May 13, 2009)
Waste Water Analysis Reveals for the First Time Real Time Information Regarding Drug Consumption in 19 European Cities (Science Daily, July 26, 2012)
Will CERCLA allow water entities to recover response costs from pharmaceutical companies? (Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Journal AWWA, May 2009, pp. 18-20)