Mercury Sinking, Thanks To New EPA Rules

Mercury poisoning from power plants is a large problem that affects mostly children, but it should be cleaned up soon. That’s thanks to new toxic air pollution rules for power plants from the EPA that will curb the amount of mercury they can spew into the air. Not surprisingly, power plants are asking that the rule be delayed.

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