Mercury and Health Issues

Representatives of a number of groups expressed their opposition to proposed new regulations regarding mercury emissions. They said… read more

Representatives of a number of groups expressed their opposition to proposed new regulations regarding mercury emissions. They said that the proposals were not aggressive enough in mandating reductions in mercury emissions, especially from coal-fired power plants. They also talked about the harmful effects of mercury on health, and the number of people affected by mercury exposure. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Erica Frank M.D. Physician Emory University
  • John Hill Program Manager United Methodist Church->Environmental Justice
  • Susan West Marmagas Program Director Physicians for Social Responsibility->Environment and Health
  • Heidi Urquhart Program Manager National Assn. of County and City Health Officials
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Mercury and Health Issues

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Program ID:
180989-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 17, 2004

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  • Mar 16, 2004 | 12:05pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2004 | 1:08am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2004 | 3:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2004 | 9:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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