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Global Treaty Reached on Cutting Mercury Emissions

Posted January 19th, 2013 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Delegates from around 140 countries have agreed to adopt a treaty limiting the use of hazardous mercury. The world’s first legally-binding treaty on mercury, reached Saturday after a week of talks in Geneva, Switzerland, aims to reduce global emission levels of the toxic heavy metal, which pose risks to human health and the environment. In […]

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