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USGS scientist holding a dissolved oxygen probe in the water of Fourmile Creek, Iowa.
USGS scientist determining if enough dissolved oxygen is present for biodegradation of hormones in Fourmile Creek, Iowa. A team of scientists demonstrated there is a significant potential for the biodegradation of three hormones, estrone, 17ß-estradiol, and testosterone, in the bottom sediments of streams that received wastewater from sewage treatment plants -- from the Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Investigation

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