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A Case Study of Environmental, Health & Safety Issues Involving the Burlington, MA Public School System
Abstract: Mercury management plan in Burlington, Massachusetts, describes the approach taken in the program, challenges, actions taken, and lessons learned. Suggestions and recommendations also included.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region7/education_resources/teachers/ehss
tudy/index.htm

Mercury in Buildings [PDF]
Abstract: Program designed for construction and demolition contractors and owners and managers of buildings to increase awareness of mercury in buildings and to provide information on proper management.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 5 and Purdue University
URL: http://www.epa.gov/mercury/pdfs/EPA-905-F-11-008.pdf

Mercury in Schools and the Community: A National Issue
Abstract: This package contains background materials on mercury for teachers and activities for students.
Source: University of Wisconsin
URL: http://www.mercuryinschools.uwex.edu/curriculum/toc.htm

Mercury Pollution Prevention in Michigan: Michigan Mercury Pollution Prevention (M2P2) Task Force [PDF]
Abstract: Action plan to reduce mercury emissions and exposure.
Source: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
URL: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-ead-p2-mercury-merc
strat97.pdf

Mercury Use: Educational Institutions
Abstract: Chapter from the Wisconsin Mercury Sourcebook containing general information on mercury in educational institutions. Includes a case study, action steps and a sample proclamation.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/04/03851/ed.pdf

Mercury: In Your Community and the Environment
Abstract: Provides background information on mercury, along with activities designed for high school students to learn about the issue.
Source: Pollution Prevention Partnership and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
URL: http://www.epa.gov/mercury/whereyoulive.htm#Community

NEWMOA Mercury Education and Reduction Model Legislation
Abstract: NEWMOA developed the model legislation as a framework to assist states to develop more consistent approaches to managing mercury-containing wastes.
Source: Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/mercury/final_model_legisla
tion.htm

The Mercury Cycle [PDF]
Abstract: A graphical representation of how mercury cycles through the environment.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MA DEP) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (MA EOEA)
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/22/mercury_cycle.p
df

 


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Hub Last Updated: 12/4/2012