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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Strategies for Preventing Elemental Mercury Exposure in Homes and Schools

Title:
Strategies for Preventing Elemental Mercury Exposure in Homes and Schools

Abstract:
The purpose of this report is to identify and analyze strategies for reducing human exposure to elemental mercury in homes and schools. At the request of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 Regional Mercury Workgroup, the report will analyze strategies for raising awareness about elemental mercury and collecting items that contain elemental mercury from homes and schools. This report documents many strategies that state and local governments, schools, and other groups have pursued. The objective of this report is to inform local, regional, and national strategies for preventing human exposure to elemental mercury. (PDF Format; Length: 148 pages)

URL:
http://yosemite.epa.gov/R10/HOMEPAGE.NSF/34090d07b77d50bd88256b79006529e8/f60e8f81c53471ed88256eef00747a17/$FILE/ZimmerlyMercury2010.pdf

Source:
U.S. EPA/University of Washington

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2010

Associated Sectors:

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