TITLE

EPA EXPANDS MERCURY REDUCTION PROGRAM

AUTHOR(S)
Bergeson, Lynn L.
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the expansion on the mercury reduction program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S. EPA has been watching mercury exposures for years because of the element's negative effects on human health as well as the environment. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry discusses the effects of mercury exposure and the sources from which airborne mercury originates. Several works and programs by the federal government on the diminishing of mercury in the environment and human exposure.
ACCESSION #
21993580

 

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