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Gorham Scientists Sound Alarm about Mercury Contamination in Fish
12/04/2012   Reported By: Tom Porter

New reports released today find that mercury is widespread in fish, and that mercury exposure can be dangerous to human health at lower levels than previously thought. Maine Things Considered host Tom Porter spoke with Dr. David Evers, the executive director and chief scientist of the Biodiversity Research Institute, in Gorham, Maine, which released the latest data.

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Biodiversity Research Institute

Dr. David Evers (right) is the executive director and chief scientist of the Biodiversity Research Institute.

To read the institute's report on mercury contamination, click here.

Photo by Tom Porter


 

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