Energy expert Tyson Slocum on Mercury’s health impact

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Energy expert Tyson Slocum on Mercury's health impact2

Scientists, including researchers at Harvard University and the University of California have studied mercury emissions from manmade sources (e.g. things like power plants) from 1990 to 2010. They found that mercury emissions fell by 30 percent in that time.

These findings were surprising because during these years, overall emissions have been rising as new power plants have come online.

CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Tyson Slocum . He’s Director of the Public Citizen Energy Program.

Energy expert Tyson Slocum on Mercury's health impact

Energy expert Tyson Slocum on Mercury's health impact

Scientists, including researchers at Harvard University and the University of California have studied mercury emissions from manmade sources (e.g. things like power plants) from 1990 to 2010. They found that mercury emissions fell by 30 percent in that time. These findings were surprising because during these years, overall emissions have been rising as new power plants have come online. CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Tyson Slocum . He’s Director of the Public Citizen Energy Program.