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Mercury - Cleanup Can Cost You
Abstract: Mercury spill cleanups can be expensive but can also be avoided.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1l0XebF67w&feature=share&lis
t=UU9g7KNGawAqshlon4MOPnCg

Mercury - Something in the Air
Abstract: Video showing how vapors from spilled mercury can harm your family's health. Spilled mercury can be hazardous and harm your nervous system and kidneys.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OsiMf6OEsQ&feature=youtu.be

Mercury Vapor Video
Abstract: Mercury gives off vapors that can harm you and your family. Special lighting shows these invisible, odorless vapors. The narrator discusses how to handle a mercury spill.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svmst0OFDGo&feature=youtu.be

Mercury: Local Health Department Response to Mercury Spills
Abstract: Tom Buss Speaking.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvs2niEvi-o&feature=youtu.be

Mercury: US Environmental Protection Agency Mercury Spill Response and Lessons Learned
Abstract: Stephen Wolfe speaking.
Source: Michigan Department of Community Health
URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BvRICwefbk&feature=youtu.be

Reported Mercury Spills in the Northeast States [PDF]
Abstract: The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) compiled publicly available data from environmental and public health agencies in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont on the occurrence of spills of mercury.
Source: NEWMOA
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/SpillReport.pdf

Steps for Responding to a Large Elemental Mercury Spill [PDF]
Abstract: Provides six steps to action in the event of a mercury spill. Provides emergency numbers for reporting and assistance.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-mercury-lgme
rc.pdf

What You Need To Know About Mercury
Abstract: Provides information for kids about mercury.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/oerrpage/superfund/kids/sup_fact/mercury1
.htm

 


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