TITLE

A bay, and people, safe again

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Steven; English, Carey W.
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;08/11/97, Vol. 123 Issue 6, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Minamata Bay is safe for fishing as of August 1997. The bay being the site of severe mercury poisoning; The effect of the poisoning.
ACCESSION #
9708060391

 

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