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Mercury Policy Project - Links
MPP's testing found that mercury levels in Albacore "white "canned tuna averaged over 0.5 ppm mercury. ... seafood mercury calculator to help consumers make informed choices about their seafood consumption. The calculator allows consumers to calculate what their blood mercury levels would be from eating mercury-contaminated ...
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Mercury Policy Project - Press Release 4/25/00
Bender added, "We know that mercury levels in the ocean are rising, so we absolutely must test fish for mercury levels too." Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator ... the potential risks of mercury contamination. The report also notes that mercury levels in the environment continue to rise along with the number of states issuing warnings for mercury in freshwater fish ...
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MedlinePlus: Mercury
Exposure to high levels can damage the brain and kidneys. Pregnant women can pass the mercury in their bodies to their babies. It is important to protect your family from mercury ... locations of toxic chemical releases Return to top Women Mercury (and Pregnancy)(Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction) Mercury Levels in Sushi(American Pregnancy Association) Return to top ...
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MERCURY IN FISH
Housing and Environment Team MERCURY IN FISH The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, issued warnings about mercury levels in swordfish since 1986. Recently we discovered the problems of mercury in freshwater fish. ... nor consumed in Rhode Island, these species are included in FDA's advisory). Note: Mercury levels for bluefish and striped bass are low. The FDA cautions against eating these fish ...
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CSWAB: Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger
"None of the samples we collected met the established cleanup goal for Gruber's Grove Bay," said DNR hydrogeologist Steve Ales. The DNR's cleanup level guidelines call for mercury levels ... mercury levels in sediments ever found in the state. Ales stressed that the high metal levels ... the contaminated sediments removed so the mercury levels drop below the DNR's own cleanup goals ...
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RE: Chlorine plants that use mercury
Air quality tests around these plants show extremely high mercury levels. As you know, much of this mercury winds up ... and learning disabilities at even low levels of exposure. It's time for the entire chlorine industry to enter the 21st century and eliminate mercury from the chlorine manufacturing process. ...
earthactionnetwork.org


Suburban Water Testing Labs: Mercury Fact Sheet
Mercury Fact Sheet MERCURY FACT SHEET Brief Overview: Contaminant: Mercury Category: Inorganic MCL: Source: Crop runoff, batteries Effect: Kidney and nervous system disorders Followup: Treatment: Granular Activated Carbon; RO Details: Source: Mercury ... or Long-term: EPA has found mercury to potentially cause the following health effects when people are exposed to it at levels above the MCL for ...
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School Health: Mercury in Schools: Environmental Health in Minnesota
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) estimated in 2001 that Minnesota schools had an average 4.7 pounds of mercury per school. To assist schools with preventing and reducing mercury exposures, the MPCA established the Mercury Free Zone Program Attention: Non-MDH link. ...
www.health.state.mn.us


Methylation of Mercury
In soil, 98 percent of total mercury is assumed to be divalent mercury and the remaining mass as methyl mercury ... of chemical and physical properties of water bodies that influence the levels of methylated mercury. Additionally, mercury entering the water body can be methylated predominately through biotic ...
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