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Study finds chemicals widespread in Minn. waters

Comments by our Denny Chair Deb Swackhamer:

"While there are no known human effects from the chemicals, research shows the compounds affect fish at very low concentrations."

"I think the reason people are nervous about that is that these are very biologically-active compounds," Swackhamer said. "So it's not to say we can definitively say the concentrations in the environment are harmful, but we're paying a great deal of attention because these are very potent chemicals at very small concentrations."

Read the full article here at MPR NewsQ.

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