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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Mercury in Region 6

People in Region 6 are mainly exposed to methylmercury when they consume fish and shellfish containing methylmercury. These pages are intended to provide information about Region 6 mercury efforts and state resources.

For basic information about mercury, its health effects, how to handle spills and to learn what EPA is doing to reduce mercury emissions, select from the topics listed to the right or visit the national mercury home page.

EPA Region 6 Mercury Links

State Mercury Links Exit EPA Disclaimer

State Fish Consumption Advisories

  • Arkansas - Call the ADEQ Helpline: 501 682-0293
  • Louisiana
  • New Mexico - Call NMED Surface Water Quality Bureau (505) 827-2470 or toll-free at (866) 885-2997
  • Oklahoma - Call Fish Consumption Advisories consumer services: 405-702-1000
  • Texas

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