Binational Toxics Strategy Mercury Workgroup
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The Binational Toxics Strategy Mercury Workgroup is no longer active. This site includes an archive of workgroup documents, links to information about understanding the impact of mercury on human health and the environment and the behavior of mercury in the environment, and, about reducing use and release of mercury, whether through regulation or through sector-specific voluntary activites.
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- Final GLBTS Management Asessment for Mercury (PDF) (1pp, 982K) (February 2006)
- Draft Report on Mercury Reduction Options (PDF) (146pp, 864K) (September 1, 2000)
- Draft Report on Mercury Sources and Regulations (November 1999)
- March 16, 2006 Binational Toxics Strategy memo on progress in reducing mercury emissions and use (PDF) (4pp, 582K)
- The Great Lakes National Program Office's (GLNPO) Great Lakes Program Funding.
- Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
- Indiana Department of Environmental Management
- Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment
- Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
- New York Department of Environmental Conservation (in USEPA Region 2)
- Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
- Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (in USEPA Region 3)
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
- Ontario Ministry of Environment
- The Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Roundtable's Mercury Topic Hub
- The Mercury Policy Projectworks to "raise awareness about the threat of mercury contamination" and "to promote policies to eliminate mercury uses and significantly reduce mercury exposures."
- National Wildlife Federationhas a variety of mercury-related projects.
- The Wisconsin Stewardship Network has a mercury page.
- The Council of Great Lakes IndustriesWeb site promotes participation in the Binational Toxics Strategy, publicizes success stories, and includes presentations and comments on BNS reports and activities.