Environmental Health

"U.S. Advisory on Mercury in Fish Tied Up at Health Department"

"Updated federal advice on mercury levels in fish appears to have stalled within the U.S. department of health, frustrating scientists and advocacy groups who argue that exposure to mercury may be dangerous at lower levels than previously thought."

Source: Reuters, 05/16/2013

"Study: N.C. Too Slow To Warn About Yadkin Fish Contamination"

"RALEIGH — Fish in one of North Carolina’s largest watersheds are more polluted by an industrial contaminant than previously reported, and state health officials have failed to expand warnings against eating PCB-contaminated fish, according to a new study."

Source: AP, 05/14/2013


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