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Concerns grow about hormone-disrupting chemicals in Wisconsin water

Wisconsin lags behind Minnesota in testing waters

10:46 PM, Apr. 26, 2013
Unlike Wisconsin, Minnesota has been systematically testing its surface waters for endocrine disruptors and other chemicals of emerging concern. Minnesota has spent at least $1.42 million on such research since 2008.
Unlike Wisconsin, Minnesota has been systematically testing its surface waters for endocrine disruptors and other chemicals of emerging concern. Minnesota has spent at least $1.42 million on such research since 2008.
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