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Cleaning Up Mercury, Protecting Our Health

The Latest On: Cleaning Up Mercury, Protecting Our Health

March 7, 2014 | Legal Document

Mercury in Seafood Complaint

Lawsuit against the USFDA for failing to give consumers clear, accurate and accessible information about toxic mercury in the seafood they eat.

December 11, 2012 | Blog Post

Mercury in Fish, A Growing Problem

A new report has some not-so-great news for those who love to eat fish. Mercury is turning up in fish from all over the world—and coal is one of the main culprits.

Coal burned in power plants releases mercury, basically dissolved in smoke, that later settles out over the land. It typically falls out of the atmosphere within 30 miles or so of where it was burned and then finds its way into soil and runoff that eventually end in the oceans.