Conference debates drug residues in water supplies; ISPE announces keynoters;

> What's the source of pharmaceutical residues in water supplies? Conference attendees debate pill flushing vs. human waste. Report

> Samuel Bogoch, a faculty member at both Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Medicine, will give a keynote presentation at the upcoming ISPE meeting in November. Additional keynotes will be presented by Lembit Rägo, coordinator of quality assurance for medicines at the World Health Organization, and Antonio J. Ricco, chief technologist for small payloads, NASA. Details

> Singapore Airport Terminal Services expects to launch in early 2010 Coolport @ Changi, a dedicated on-airport facility in Singapore for handling terminal and transit perishables cargo within the Free Trade Zone. Announcement

> Swiss chemicals group Lonza is selling a manufacturing facility in Singapore to a Roche-owned Genentech. Release

> Sanofi-aventis will close its Kansas City, MO, manufacturing site in phases, to be completed by mid-2012. Release

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