Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Multi-State Plan to Reduce Mercury Impacts in Fish wins EPA Approval - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

DEC (New York Department of Environmental Conservation) recently announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a multi-state plan to reduce mercury in the waters of New York and New England. The approval was a necessary step toward implementing a collaboration between New York, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont to reduce mercury pollution and make freshwater fish safer to eat.

Click on Title link to view entire article. Source: EnvironmentDEC newsletter

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