WOSU News Archives For: April 26, 2004

Reducing mercury pollution – no easy task

26, 2004

Mercury pollution in Ohio has been documented for years by the US Envrionmental Protection Agency. To reduce the chances of exposure, the federal EPA urges consumers to limit the consumption of fish taken from the state’s rivers and streams. Regardless, it’s uncertain how quickly or how thoroughly mercury contamination in the envrionment will be reduced.