Protect Loons from Toxic Mercury Pollution
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Protect Loons from Toxic Mercury Pollution

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      National Wildlife Federation Action Fund

The eerie call of the Common Loon is a symbol of America's northern wild places.

But loons are in jeopardy. Toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants falls with rain into the northern lakes where loons breed.

As a damaging neurotoxin, mercury builds up in fish, and then accumulates to dangerous levels in the loons that feed almost entirely on fish.

Right now we have the chance to protect loons and other wildlife from toxic mercury pollution, because the Environmental Protection Agency is deciding whether to limit the mercury pollution that comes from power plants.

Speak up for the common loon--take action and urge the Environmental Protection Agency to set strong limits on mercury pollution from power plants.

 

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    • Ruth Rogers FORT COLLINS, CO
      • about 3 years ago

      Close the coal plants. Stop the coal mines.

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    • Dianne McGonigle DURHAM, CANADA
      • about 3 years ago

      Help save our Loons

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    • w t LAOTTO, IN
      • about 3 years ago

      we worry about the Loons and we are now really pushing the use of murcury laden light bulbs in the name of conservation in America, why isn't this worrying us?????

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    • vanne hanisch-godoy VICTORIA, AK
      • about 3 years ago

      TOXIN FREE WATERWAYS FOR OUR LOONS, NOW!!

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    • mark walker HUBERT, NC
      • about 3 years ago

      Control your emissions!

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