Thursday, November 12, 2009

EPA Study Finds High Levels of Mercury in Lake Fish Nationwide

It's not just global warming that makes burning coal bad for people.  As the Oregonian reports:

A study by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found high levels of the neurotoxin mercury in game fish in 49 percent of lakes and reservoirs nationwide.

Burning fossil fuels, primarily coal, accounts for nearly half of mercury air emissions caused by human activity in the United States, the EPA says.

A Green Economy, powered by clean energy technologies, continues to look better and better for more and more reasons...

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