20 Jun '12, 8pm

Who voted today to expose children to more mercury? The list of shame: #cleanair4kids #cleanair

National limits on toxic air pollution such as mercury, lead, arsenic, acid gases and cancer-causing dioxins from power plants are more than a decade overdue. EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) will reduce emissions of mercury—a dangerous neurotoxin that harms children’s developing brains and nervous systems—by 90%. The health standards also will limit emissions of other air toxins that are known or suspected carcinogens.

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jwalke/mercury_and_toxi...

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