GET THE Mercury out

Knight, Deborah
February 2007
New York State Conservationist;Feb2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p22
The article focuses on the environmental and health aspects of mercury. Mercury is a naturally-occurring element, a heavy metal, a shapeshifter that can be found either as a solid, liquid or as a vapor. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin; a hazardous substance that may require professional cleanup if spilled. Mercury can be easily absorbed by the human body. It can affect the brain, nervous system, liver and kidneys.


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