Archives - January 2015


Open Issues on Environmentally Persistent Pharmaceutical Pollutants (EPPP)

The document “Environmentally Persistent Pharmaceutical Pollutants (EPPPs), Strategic Approach to international Chemicals Management (SACIM), Geneva, 2014” addresses important open questions and issues regarding the threats of pharmaceuticals to the environment and human health.


CHEM Trust Report: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

The report “Pharmaceuticals in the Environment: A growing threat to our tap water and the environment” has been published by CHEM Trust. The report highlights the extent to which medicines are now polluting fresh-waters and the hazard they present in the case of no action. The report’s authors are calling for sewage treatment works to …