The Mercury and Air Toxics Standards are a lifesaving, fully implemented, effective pollution prevention program that specifically protects pregnant women and babies from harm. Since 2012, the mercury standards have helped to dramatically lower mercury emissions from coal plants.
5: Number of coal plants in Arizona that have reduced mercury and air toxics pollution as a result of mercury standards.
87%: Amount that mercury pollution has decreased in Arizona since 2011.
$290 million: Amount of health benefits to Arizonans each year due to mercury standards.
21: Bodies of water with fish advisories across Arizona due to mercury contamination.