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.
2: Number of coal plants in New Hampshire that have reduced mercury and air toxics pollution as a result of mercury standards.
99%: Amount that mercury pollution has decreased in New Hampshire since 2011.
$210 million: Amount of health benefits to New Hampshirites each year due to mercury standards.
16: Bodies of water with fish advisories across New Hampshire due to mercury contamination.