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Binational Toxics Strategy Mercury Workgroup: Understanding Mercury in the Great Lakes Region

This Web page is included on the Environmental Protection Agency Web site as a courtesy to the Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy Mercury Workgroup. The content is provided by the Workgroup. Content included here does not represent Environmental Protection Agency policy or position and the Environmental Protection Agency cannot attest to the accuracy or currency of information provided on these pages.

Note: EPA no longer updates this information, but it may be useful as a reference or resource.

This page contains links to information useful for members of the Binational Toxics Strategy mercury workgroup, as a background to understanding mercury-- including its health and environmental impacts, its behavior in the environment, and information about mercury levels in fish, including links to fish consumption advice for the Great Lakes Region. In addition, the Binational Toxics Strategy sets goals for reducing emissions and use of mercury; this page includes links to information about emissions and use data.

Mercury Background

Mercury Sources and Mercury Use

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