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Hazards of Mercury

For more information on mercury, check out the following: These documents are PDF's and can be viewed using Acrobat Reader

Environmental Protection Agency mercury information:

Mercury Awareness, Washington State Department of Ecology,
Publication #01-04-022, Revised December 2003:

Mercury Fact Sheet, Washington Toxics Coalition, February
2004: (


US EPA page on cleaning up small mercury spills:

Mercury Ban in Washington State:

Contact Us

Solid Waste Division, Whatcom County Health Department
509 Girard Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; (360) 676-6724