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USGS study find mercury every fish. Mining more at fault in western U.S.

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By Alan Septoff

August 27, 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey tested approximately 1,000 fish from streams around the country between 1998 and 2005.  Mercury was found in all of them, and at dangerous levels in 25% of them.

 

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Tagged with: nevada, mercury, pollution, usgs


BBC in-depth radio show on gold

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By Alan Septoff

August 26, 2009

Part 1:  the history of gold and its cultural importance

Part 2: life in the TauTona South African gold mine

Part 3: how we assess the value of gold, and its cost (including No Dirty Gold campaign interview with our own Scott Cardiff)

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