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Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Recommended Resources

Online Resources

General Information about Mercury:

DEC's mercury information page
EPA's "Mercury: An Educator's Toolkit"
EPA's mercury homepage (links to basic information, health and environmental effects of mercury exposure)
EPA's list of consumer and commercial products containing mercury
Consumption Advice: Joint Federal Advisory for Mercury in Fish (EPA and FDA)
E-Notes on mercury
Environment Canada's "Mercury in the Food Chain"

Mercury and Schools:

DEC's "How to Initiate a Mercury Clean Out in Your School"
DOH's mercury brochures for schools
EPA's Schools and Mercury webpage