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Mercury Released from Products Down by 88 Percent

Mercury Released from Products Down by 88 Percent

CHICAGO, Illinois, May 8, 2008 (ENS) – Mercury released from products such as thermometers and dental amalgam is much lower now than it was in 1990, but such releases continue to be a dangerous source of environmental contamination, according to new research conducted by an environmental scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Releases…

New England Fish Chowder, Hold the Mercury, Please

New England Fish Chowder, Hold the Mercury, Please

BOSTON, Massachusetts, December 31, 2007 (ENS) – A plan by the Northeast states to lower mercury levels in fish throughout New England and New York has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The plan calls for a 98 percent reduction from 1998 levels of mercury from atmospheric sources in order to make…