Farm manures pose oestrogen threat to water

Animal manures can be a significant source of oestrogen pollution in surface and groundwaters, a recent scientific review has concluded.1 Livestock manures and poultry litter contain high levels of oestrogens and the compounds are sufficiently mobile when spread on land to enter watercourses and aquifers.

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