Identification and treatment of a waste stream at a bleached-kraft pulp mill that depresses a sex steroid in the mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus).


Changes to indicators of reproductive performance have been documented in fish exposed to some bleached kraft pulp mill effluents (BKPMEs). However, responses are not consistent across mill types or processes. It is not clear where the sources of the effects are within mills, what the causative compounds are, or what process changes are effective to remove… (More)