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Flyover of Seattle, WA Cement Kilns

Two cement kilns, located just outside of downtown Seattle, WA, are significant sources of mercury pollution in the area. Mercury emissions from these sites impact hundreds of thousands of people around the Puget Sound area. Toxic levels of mercury in fish affect everyone, especially children and pregnant women.

Flyover of Seattle Cement Kilns

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