Thursday, March 18, 2010

Mercury in the air and water

From today's edition of The Columbus Dispatch:

While mercury emissions from power plants across the United States have decreased in recent years, the amount released at American Electric Power's Gavin plant in southeastern Ohio more than doubled from 2007 to 2008.

That puts Gavin and two other Ohio coal-fired power plants on a list of the top 50 mercury polluters in the United States.

You can read the whole thing here.

Rodent rescued

In Ohio, even the lives of groundhogs are precious.