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How Much Methylmercury Exposure is Harmful to Wildlife and What Are the Effects? (excerpted from Mercury Report to Congress, Volume 1 Chapter 3) [PDF]
Abstract: This section provides an overview of the harmful effects methylmercury can bring to wildlife. Looks at wildlife criteria data for methylmercury, the effects from exposure, and the limitations of the data used for the report.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Mercury Study Report to Congress, Volume 4, An Assessment of Exposure to Mercury in the United States [PDF]
Abstract: Using deposition values obtained from Volume III, this assessment addresses the exposures that result from selected, major anthropogenic combustion and manufacturing sources. Estimates current exposures to the general US population that result from Hg concentrations in freshwater and marine fish.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Mercury Study Report to Congress, Volume 6 Chapter 3, Exposure to Piscivorous Avian and Mammalian Wildlife to Airborne Mercury [PDF]
Abstract: This chapter aims to characterize the extent to which piscivorous wildlife are exposed to mercury originating from airborne approaches.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Mercury Study Report to Congress, Volume 6 Chapters 4 & 5, Effects of Mercury on Avian and Mammalian Wildlife & Assessment of the Risk Posed by Airborne Mercury Emissions to Piscivorous Avian and Mammalian Wildlife [PDF]
Abstract: Chapter 4 provides a summary of the toxicity of methylmercury to vertebrate systems. Presents guidance on the selection of appropriate toxicological endpoints and reviews toxicological studies on avian/mammalian wildlife. Chapter 5 is a summary of ecological risk assessment methods which are applicable to airborne mercury emissions. Different evaluation methods are used for different regions of the United States.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Mercury Study Report to Congress, Volume 6, An Ecological Assessment for Anthropogenic Mercury Emissions in the United States [PDF]
Abstract: This volume discusses the ecological effects of exposure to airborne mercury emissions. It reviews toxicity and bioaccumulation data in order to develop qualitative statements about risk of airborne mercury emissions to piscivorous avian and mammalian wildlife.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency

Problem Formulation (excerpted from Mercury Report to Congress, Volume 6, Chapter 2) [PDF]
Abstract: This chapter reviews the potential ecological impact of mercury and determines that piscivorous avian and mammalian wildlife are at risk due to airborne mercury emissions.
Source: US Environmental Protection Agency


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