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How deregulation of mercury could harm health

A recent Trump administration decision to ease mercury regulations for oil- and coal-fired plants will significantly harm public health, according to Elsie Sunderland. Sunderland, professor of environmental science and engineering in the Department of Environmental Health, spoke about…

Weakened mercury controls could lead to health harms

The Trump administration has weakened regulations regarding the release of mercury and other toxic metals from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Environmental and public health experts say the move is an attack on air quality and could harm…