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Report Documents Effects of Phosphate Ban

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A recent report published by the North Carolina Division of Environmental Management says that the 1987 phosphate detergent ban has achieved an average forty-eight-percent reduction in wastewater treatment plant effluent phosphorus concentrations. These results are based on twenty-three wastewater treatment plants across the state. The ban is preventing phosphorus from being discharged into the rivers of the state.