Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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H2Opinion on Mercury Contamination

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It was in 2009 that I first learned about the mercury contamination that affected Grassy Narrows First Nation and Wabaseemoong Independent First Nation. At...

Call to Establish a Mercury Care Home for Grassy Narrows First...

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A call for immediate action to establish a mercury care home for Grassy Narrows First Nation has received support from Assembly of First Nations...

New Research to Determine if Fish in Northern Ont. Communities is...

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University of Waterloo researchers are working with the Fort Albany First Nation, a subarctic community in northern Ontario, to answer one of the most...

Permafrost Thaw Slumps Release Record Amounts of Mercury

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Permafrost thaw slumps in the western Canadian Arctic are releasing record amounts of mercury into waterways, according to new research by University of Alberta...

Funding for St. Clair River Area of Concern to Manage Contaminants

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Two weeks after three Beneficial Use Impairments were re-designated to Not Impaired for the St. Clair River Area of Concern (AOC), another positive step...

Researchers Remove Mercury from Water Using Platinum Electrodes

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Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have presented a new way to clean contaminated water using an electrochemical process. The research, Effective removal...

Mercury Transport Accelerating in High Arctic Due to Climate Warming

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Canadian researchers have found that atmospheric mercury can make its way to High Arctic environments from as far away as China, and as the...

Mikisew Cree First Nation: Site C Impact on Peace River Violates...

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The British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) inquiry into the Site C hydroelectric project heard strong objections to the project from Mikisew Cree First Nation with...

Nunatsiavut: Muskrat Falls Failing to Curb Methylmercury Accumulation

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Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe has released a statement declaring that he’s disappointed that a key commitment to help mitigate downstream methylmercury impacts from the...

Report Points to Source of Mercury Contamination in Grassy Narrows

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A new report provides strong evidence that the old industrial chlor-alkali plant, that is upstream of the Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation)...

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