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Session on Mercury
December 14-15 WRAP Board Meeting

 

Session on Mercury

Overview of Mercury

Panel Discussion: Western Perspectives on Mercury

Resources

Mercury Resources
on the Web

Dec. 2005 Western Regional Air Partnership Meeting


Presented by the

National Tribal
Environmental Council

Note: Streaming Video is best viewed with MS Internet Explorer. Video format is Windows Media Video (WMV) and is streamed at 256Kbs.

 

While the effects of mercury on human health are gaining increasing exposure across the country, it is particularly important to the tribes as it not only affects health, but traditional lifestyles as well.

This mercury session was planned and presented by the National Tribal Environmental Council to aid in addressing these concerns of the WRAP’s Tribal Caucus.

An Overview of Mercury

Introduction
Steve Owens, Director, Arizona Department of Environmental Qualilty
Bob Gruenig, NTEC Air Program Director/WRAP Co-Director

Mercury Transport, Fate and Health Impacts
Ellen Brown, Policy Analyst, Office of Policy, Analysis and Review, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Cost-Effective Strategies & Emerging State Regulations for Controlling Mercury from Western Coal-Fired Power Plants
Praveen Amar, Director, Science and Policy, NESCAUM

Wet Deposition of Mercury Across the United States: Results from the Mercury Deposition Network
David Gay, Assoc. Research Scientist, Mercury Deposition Network

Mercury Monitoring on the Fond du Lac Reservation
Joy Wiecks, Air Quality Technician, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Questions and Answers

Western Perspectives on Mercury - Panel Discussion

Leo Drozdoff, Administrator
Nevada Division of Environmental Protection

Roger Turner
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Vickie Patton, Senior Attorney
Environmental Defense

David Steele
WEST Associates

Questions and Answers

Other Web Resources on Mercury

 
 
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