Mercury Poisoning

Tuna Surprise

BY ON June 12, 2013
Since doctors advise pregnant women and women of child-bearing age to limit their tuna consumption, because eating tuna may put their unborn baby at risk for mercury poisoning, I assumed everyone knew the hardcore scoop about tuna. Not so. Famed food writer, Mark Bittman discusses...

TOPICS: Coal, MCAF News, Mercury Poisoning, Pollution

Mercury Q & A

BY ON May 8, 2013
Mercury, sometimes called quicksilver, is a potent neurotoxin that is particularly dangerous to children. But it’s also a fascinating chemical element. Here is a scientific overview of this complex substance–along with information about why mercury emissions must be regulated. Thank you to Kritee for her contributions...

TOPICS: Coal, Mercury Poisoning

What’s Better? More Pollution, Or Less Pollution? (video)

BY ON April 30, 2013
Moms Clean Air Force has created  a series of ads with the Environmental Defense Fund to express gratitude for senators in Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Virginia. Their opposition to anti-Clean Air Act amendments during Senate budget debates in March that would have blocked the...

TOPICS: Clean Air Act, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Coal, Mercury Poisoning, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Politics, Pollution