October 26, 2017 - EPA proposed a rule to require reporting from persons who manufacture (including import) mercury or mercury-added products, or otherwise intentionally use mercury in a manufacturing process. Read the proposed rule.
July 18, 2017 - EPA approved water quality criteria rules set mercury limits in fish tissue to protect human health and aquatic-dependent wildlife in California. Read the release.
Minimata Convention - The 50-country ratification milestone required for the Minamata Convention on Mercury to enter into force was reached on May 18, 2017.Exit