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More Regulation Considered For Bay Area’s Biggest Mercury Polluter, Which Is…

September 18, 2012 | 5:02 pm

More Regulation Considered For Bay Area’s Biggest Mercury Polluter, Which Is…

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Quick, what’s the biggest single source of mercury pollution in the Bay Area? If you guessed something like the Chevron facility that caught fire in Richmond last month, you’d be wrong. It turns out that Lehigh Permanente, a Cupertino company that mines lime and uses it to make cement, put about 260 pounds of mercury […]

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