PPCP Symposium

ISTC hosted a symposium on pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the Illinois environment on April 25, 2008. Below are the video archives of the presentations as well as links to download the slides in PDF or PowerPoint.

Presentations are in order of appearance.

Illinois EPA Study of Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

  • Presented By: Tom Hornshaw and Marcia Willhite - Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
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A Pilot Study of PPCPs in Central Illinois Surface Waters

  • Presented By: Mike Caughy - IL State Water Survey (presentation not available)

Ecological Impacts of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Illinois Rivers and Streams

  • Presented By: John Kelly - Dept. of Biology, Loyola University-Chicago
  • The slides are unavailable for this presentation.

Oxytetracycline at Environmental Interfaces Studied by Second Harmonic Generation

  • Presented By: Patrick Hayes - Dept. of Chemistry, Northwestern University
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Determination of Pharmaceuticals in the Surface waters of the Upper Mississippi and Lower Illinois Rivers

  • Presented By: Kevin Johnson - Dept. of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, SIU-Edwardsville
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Evaluation of Analytical Methods for Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products

  • Presented By: Teresa Chow - Analytical Services, WMRC
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Effects of PPCPs on Wildlife: What Do We Really Know?

  • Presented By: Jeff Levengood - IL Natural History Survey and Dept. of Veterinary Biosciences, UIUC
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Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs), Hormones, and Alkylphenol Ethoxylates (APEs) in the North Channel of the Chicago River

  • Only the last half of this presentation is available due to technical problems.
  • Presented By: Elizabeth Murphy - U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office
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Disposal of Unwanted Medicines

  • Presented By: Susan Boehme - IL-IN Sea Grant/U.S. EPA GLNPO
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Presentation by David Lordi from Metropolitan Waste Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

  • Presented By: David Lordi - Metropolitan Waste Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • There were no slides with this presentation.

Developing Targeted Treatment Strategies for Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products and Wastewater-Derived Micropollutants

  • Presented By: Timm Strathmann - Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC
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Modern Landfill Technology and Conditions: Implications for PPCP Management

  • Presented By: Terry Johnson - Groundwater Protection Program, Waste Management
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Illinois American Water Perspectives on Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

  • Presented By: Esther Dundore - Environmental Management and Compliance, Illinois American Water
  • There were no slides with this presentation.