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Alaska Mercury Levels Lower Than Other Parts of Arctic

May 19, 2011

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

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The Arctic Council is bringing attention to the issue of mercury contamination in subsistence foods. A new assessment from the Council’s monitoring program finds high levels of the metal in marine mammals. But the report shows mercury levels in Alaska tend to be much lower than other parts of the Arctic.

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