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Office of Inspector General

Report: EPA Is Properly Addressing the Risks of Using Mercury in Rituals

Report #2006-P-00031August 31, 2006

What Was Found

EPA staff and the Mercury Poisoning Project representative agree that the ritual use of mercury poses a health risk.

Report Materials​​

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