Mercury Clearinghouse Projects

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2008-2010 • Inactive

Mercury Legacy Products

Mercury has been used to make a wide variety of products for hundreds of years. Some of these uses involved large amounts of mercury. Many outdated mercury products can still […]

2002-2021 • Inactive

Mercury Lamp Recycling

Fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps contain mercury, a potent nerve toxin. Mercury can harm the brain, liver, and kidneys and can cause developmental disorders in children. When lamps […]

2001-2007 • Inactive

Mercury In Schools & Communities

There are many mercury-added products used in schools and homes. These can include thermometers, thermostats, measuring devices, and formulated products. Often these products break or are improperly managed at their […]

2010 • Inactive

Mercury At Water Treatment Facilities

From March through June 2010, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) funded NEWMOA to research mercury pollution prevention awareness and practices, and to support outreach efforts during the upgrades […]