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‘Clean’ hydroelectric power poses northern methylmercury threat: study

‘Clean’ hydroelectric power poses northern methylmercury threat: study

Harvard study on hydroelectric projects¬†published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ST. JOHN’S, N.L.¬†–¬†Hydroelectric projects will put more methylmercury pollution into northern ecosystems than climate change, suggests a new Harvard University study. Methylmercury, a neurotoxin created as mercury blends with bacteria, is linked to heart issues and intellectual problems in children. High levels […]

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