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EPA Too Slow In Curbing Mercury Pollution: Report

Law360 (July 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Unregulated cement kilns in the United States are emitting mercury pollution at more than twice the levels previously projected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which has failed to take the necessary action to curb the problem, a new report alleges.

The report, jointly released Wednesday by Earthjustice and the Environmental Integrity Project, said the mercury pollution is threatening the health of pregnant women and children and is now at more than twice the level estimated as recently as 2006 by the EPA, which only started...
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