Mostly Clear
71.2 ° F
Full Weather
Sponsored By:

Mercury In Rain Prompts Study

Sponsored by:

A UC Santa Cruz study says mercury in rain that falls on California comes from industrial emissions spawned in

Asia. The study says the mercury isn´t a health threat by itself. However – mercury pollution is a significant problem in San Francisco Bay and other California waterways.

Russell Flegal is a professor of environmental toxicology at UC Santa Cruz and a co-author of the study He says the study should help state regulatory agencies looking for ways to cut the amount of mercury getting into state waters.

Use the myMotherLode.com Keyword Search to go straight to a specific page

Popular Pages

  • Local News
  • Fire Info
  • Weather
  • Dining Guide
  • Classifieds
  • Events
  • Movies
  • Tourism
  • Polls
  • Traffic
  • Media
  • Real Estate

Use the myMotherLode.com Keyword Search to go straight to a specific page

Popular Pages

  • Local News
  • Fire Info
  • Weather
  • Dining Guide
  • Classifieds
  • Events
  • Movies
  • Tourism
  • Polls
  • Traffic
  • Media
  • Real Estate
Feedback