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Resource ID: #22618
Subject: Pollution
Source: Register (Mobile, Ala.)
Date: 03/11/2005 - 12/16/2005



The author documented widespread mercury contamination in the town of McIntosh, AL. Most of the very public contamination had apparently escaped the attention of the EPA during Superfund investigations between 1984 and 2005. The reporter showed that mercury levels in creeks and rivers would rank among the highest mercury-contaminated areas of the U.S.

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