2008-08-13 / Briefly Noted
DEC Tells New Yorkers: Don't Flush Medications
New educational campaign and website launched to help protect water quality
A new initiative to help reduce the growing presence of pharmaceuticals in water bodies has been launched by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Commissioner Pete Grannis announced. The "Don't Flush Your Drugs" campaign and website, http:// www.dontflushyourdrugs.