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BPA Breakthrough: New Treatment Takes Controversial Chemical Out of Water

As water treatment plants struggle to keep up with the chemical cocktail heading into our pipes, researchers say they've come up with a solution to remove one of the most ubiquitous contaminants -- BPA.

Chemists were able to remove about 99 percent of bisphenol A (BPA) from water using a mixture of hydrogen peroxide...read more.

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