GotMercury Supports International Controls on Mercury

By February 12, 2009Got Mercury?

GotMercury has joined the worldwide call for the elimination of mercury emissions and for the labeling of seafood contaminated with toxic methlymercury. Program Director Teri Shore added GotMercury to the letter to President Obama seeking his support for a strong international treaty atnext  week’s UNEP Governing Council meeting in Nairobi, Kenya..

GotMercury has also joined the international Zero Mercury Working Group, which this week released a report with the Mercury Pollicy Project  titled “Mercury in Fish – A Global Health Concern” that documentis the need for an international fish labeling scheme to warn people about mercury in fish.

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