Environmental Health - Toxic Substances Hydrology Program

News Releases from the USGS Toxic Substances Hydrology Program

New Science Challenges Old Assumptions about Harmful Algal Blooms

Pharmaceuticals Commonly Detected in Small Streams in the Southeastern United States

Evidence of Unconventional Oil and Gas Wastewater Found in Surface Waters near Underground Injection Site

USGS assesses baseline conditions prior to uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park

Algal toxins detected in one-third of streams assessed in southeastern United States

Manmade mercury emissions decline 30 percent from 1990-2010

New tool can determine the sources of mercury found in the Great Lakes

Removing nitrogen from groundwater has new ally—Anammox

Native bees foraging in fields are exposed to neonicotinoid insecticides and other pesticides

Insecticides similar to nicotine found in about half of sampled streams across the United States

The chemistry of waters that follow from fracking--A case study

Man-made pollutants finding their way into groundwater through septic systems

Natural breakdown of petroleum underground can lace arsenic into groundwater

USGS Technical Announcement: National scale assessment of mercury contamination in streams

USGS Technical Announcement: Pharmaceuticals from treated municipal wastewater can contaminate shallow groundwater following release to streams

USGS Technical Announcement: Endocrine disruption may make fish more prone to disease

USGS Technical Announcement: Pharmaceuticals and other chemicals common in landfill waste

Insecticides similar to nicotine widespread in Midwest

USGS Technical Announcement: New findings on contaminants of emerging concern featured in JAWRA

Natural perchlorate levels in a desert ecosystem

How global change will impact mercury around the world

USGS Technical Announcement: Disinfection of energy wastewater can lead to toxic byproducts

Pesticide accumulation in Sierra Nevada frogs

USGS Media Advisory: Denver meeting focuses on contaminants in water

Insecticide contamination increases with urbanization

Endocrine disruptors and intersex fish identified in Minnesota lakes

If the water looks and smells bad, it may be toxic

New report warns of expanding threat of hypoxia in U.S. coastal waters

Manufacturing facilities release pharmaceuticals to the environment

Earthworms found to contain chemicals from households and animal manure

Report on streamflow and nutrient delivery from the Mississippi River Basin to the Gulf of Mexico

USGS at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry--From pharmaceuticals in groundwater to mercury in high U.S. mountains

USGS presents a world of science at GSA in Philadelphia

Crossing the line--Water quality shared by Missouri and Kansas

USGS Technical Announcement: USGS findings released--Chemical quality of self-supplied domestic well water

USGS presents science about a changing world at AAG 2005

USGS - Human health link at Philadelphia meeting

What's in that water?--USGS releases first nationwide look at pharmaceuticals, hormones and other organic contaminants in U.S. streams

The future of planet Earth--Scientific challenges in the coming century

Nutrients aren't always good--USGS scientists determine sources of nutrients in Mississippi River Basin


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