TITLE

Compact Fluorescent Lights, Mercury, and the Landfill

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Martha M.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Engineer;Sep-Dec2009, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effects of mercury to human health and the environment. The effects include contamination of toxicity to the groundwater and ecosystem, reduction on the fertility of fish, and developmental disorders among young and unborn children. Furthermore, it states that high level exposure to mercury could also affect the lungs, kidneys, and brain.
ACCESSION #
47599234

 

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