THE FOURTH FACTOR Endocrine Disruptors
Fish on the Wild Side
I live in one of the outer suburbs of Washington, DC. The medical office where I work is located only a few blocks from my home. Some mornings I indulge my taste for schadenfreude by listening to the traffic reports on the radio. The Woodrow Wilson Bridge is often featured on those reports. The Wilson Bridge is the longest bridge on the Capital Beltway, crossing the Potomac River just south of Washington, DC. It’s often a bottleneck. “And of course, the approach to the Wilson Bridge is stacked up again this morning. It’s stop and go. You can expect about a twenty-minute delay between Route 210 and the Wilson Bridge. . . . ”
In the fall of 2006, scientists studying fish in the ...