A Look at Mercury Pollution A new study finds widespread mercury pollution in the Northeast -- in amounts greater than expected, as well as in some unexpected locations. We'll find out more about the mercury pollution, which is largely attributed to Midwestern power plant emissions.
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A Look at Mercury Pollution

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A Look at Mercury Pollution

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A new study finds widespread mercury pollution in the Northeast — in amounts greater than expected, as well as in some unexpected locations. We'll find out more about the mercury pollution, which is largely attributed to Midwestern power plant emissions.

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David Evers, executive director, BioDiversity Research Institute in Gorham, Maine