Stony Brook Finds Carcinogen In Household Products, But New Filters Are Effective - 27 East

Stony Brook Finds Carcinogen In Household Products, But New Filters Are Effective

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New filters developed by scientists from Stony Brook University at the NYS Center for Clean Water Technology can remove most nitrogen and other pollutants like pharmaceuticals and even the carcinogen 1,4 Dioxane before septic wastewater is released into the ground.

New filters developed by scientists from Stony Brook University at the NYS Center for Clean Water Technology can remove most nitrogen and other pollutants like pharmaceuticals and even the carcinogen 1,4 Dioxane before septic wastewater is released into the ground.

authorMichael Wright on Apr 14, 2021
Scientists from Stony Brook University and the New York State Center for Clean Water Technology say they have developed a new filter system that can be connected to a home’s... more

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