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  • Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America

Kilowatt Ours | Chapter Five: Poisioning Our Grandchildren | PBS

Duration: 02:54
Program: Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America

Burning coal releases mercury into the atmosphere. We ingest this dangerous neurotoxin when we eat fish from polluted waters. More than 45 states now post statewide mercury advisories. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly one in ten women of childbearing age in America carry unsafe levels of mercury in their bodies.

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Post Date: September 7, 2008