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GLRPPR Sector Resource: The Mercury Menace (Chicago Tribune Series)

Title:
The Mercury Menace (Chicago Tribune Series)

Abstract:
This multimedia series from the Chicago Tribune includes articles on the newspaper's investigation into the amount of mercury in seafood being sold in Chicago area stores. This site includes links to the articles, including those on the toxic risks and how to minimize those risks, those on the flawed mercury warning system, and those specific to tuna. Also included are a calculator to determine how much fish you can safely consume, a survey, answers to readers' questions in an online forum, links for more information, photos, a graphic showing sources of mercury and a video introduction to the series. Copyright 2005, Chicago Tribune.

URL:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/specials/broadband/chi-mercury-htmlstory,0,3799369.htmlstory

Source:
Chicago Tribune

Resource Type:
Periodical

Date of Publication:
Series of articles dated December 11-13, 2005

Associated Sectors:

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