mercury-contaminated mercury-contaminated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) contaminated by mercury

Usage(s):

  1. Their drinking water is tainted with untreated sewage and mercury-contaminated sludge.
  2. The country is also the biggest single importer of mercury-contaminated industrial waste.
  3. Beginning in 1972 the city dredged 350,000 cu m of mercury-contaminated soil from the bottom of Dokai Bay, with industry paying 71% of the cost.

News

  • EPA proposes cleanup plan for Linden Superfund site

    Jeff Tittel said that LCP Chemical site on the Tremley Point peninsula, near the Arthur Kill, said the federal agency’s proposal to cap mercury-contaminated soil after treatment falls short of ensuring public and environmental health
    on August 28, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

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