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September 4, 2013
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Mercury levels in Pacific fish likely to rise in coming decades

ANN ARBOR — University of Michigan researchers and their University of Hawaii colleagues say they’ve solved the longstanding mystery of how mercury gets into open-ocean fish, and their findings suggest that levels of the toxin in Pacific Ocean fish will … Continue reading

December 17, 2011
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‘Fingerprinting’ Method Tracks Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plant

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— For the first time, the chemical “fingerprints” of the element mercury have been used by University of Michigan researchers to directly link environmental pollution to a specific coal-burning power plant. The primary source of mercury pollution in … Continue reading

January 26, 2011
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Mercury in Bay Area Fish a Legacy of California Mining

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Mercury contamination, a worldwide environmental problem, has been called “public enemy No. 1” in California’s San Francisco Bay. Mercury mining and gold recovery in the mid-1800s to late 1900s, combined with present day oil refineries, chemical manufacturing … Continue reading