Comments on Mercury Rule due June 29, 2004
The deadline for public comments on the proposed mercury rule is June 29th. You can email comments by clicking on this link:
Or mail your comments to the address below, and be sure to include the subject line, as well as your name and full address.
Environmental Protection Agency
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20460
Subject: Public Comment on the Mercury Rule, Docket #OAR-2002-0056
Dear EPA Administrator,
I strongly urge you to cut mercury emissions from power plants by 90 percent by 2008. The best way to protect women and children from mercury is to eliminate it from its largest, unregulated source: power plants. Two years ago, EPA's own scientists said current technologies could achieve a 90 percent reduction of mercury from plants. The proposed rule falls far short of that mark and leaves fetuses, babies, and children at higher risk for developmental and learning problems. We can do better.
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