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Additional Mercury Resources - Publications

General Mercury Information

Mercury in the Environment - A Little Bit Is A Lot! [PDF, 870KB]

Managing Hazardous Waste in Your Home: A Guide to Safe Disposal and Less Toxic Alternatives [PDF, 1.3 MB]

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Report to Congress on Mercury-- off-site link --

Fact Sheet on Mercury - Vermont Department of Health-- off-site link --

Vermont Loon Recovery Project-- off-site link --

Northeast Loon Study Reports and Findings-- off-site link --

USGS - Mercury on the Move During Snowmelt in Vermont-- off-site link --

Good Sneakers and All About Mercury
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Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Air Quality Division
Atmospheric Mercury in Vermont - Summary

IMERC - Interstate Mercury Education Reduction Clearinghouse (a brochure explaining IMERC)-- off-site link --

Mercury in Massachusetts - Evaluation of sources, emissions, impacts and controls-- off-site link --

Mercury in Automobiles

An Environmental Management Fact Sheet for Auto Salvage Yards on Mercury Switches and Relays-- off-site link --

A Plan to Reduce Mercury Releases from Motor Vehicles in Maine-- off-site link --

Mercury in Dentistry

Vermont Dental Amalgam Separator Pilot Project - Final Report [PDF, 1.1 MB, 22 pages]

The Environmentally Responsible Dental Office [PDF, 367 KB, 15 pages]

Mercury in Fish

Mercury In Fish Brochure (Vermont Department of Health)-- off-site link --

Fish Consumption Advisory Card [PDF, 2.4 MB]

Health Alert Fish Advisory - English (Vermont Department of Health)-- off-site link --

Joint Environmental Protection Agency/Food & Drug Administration Fish Consumption Advisory-- off-site link --

Fish Consumption Advisory Poster [PDF, 644 KB]

Biogeochemistry of Mercury in Vermont and New Hampshire Lakes, An Assessment of Mercury in Waters, Sediments and Biota of Vermont and New Hampshire Lakes, Comprehensive Final Project Report - Draft [PDF, 3.4 MB]

The National Academies Press - Toxicological Effects of Methylmercury-- off-site link --

Vermont Digest of Hunting and Fishing Laws (includes fish consumption advisories)-- off-site link --

Mercury in Healthcare

The Mercury Problem - Fast Facts-- off-site link --

Making Medicine Mercury Free-- off-site link --

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Mercury Compounds in Drugs and Food-- off-site link --

W.A. Baum - Instrument Exchange/Purchase Program

Mercury in Schools

School Science Lab Chemical and Mercury Clean Out Project - Final Report [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Mercury-Containing Products

Report on Methods to Increase Thermostat Recycling

Don't Trash Fluorescent Lamps - Newspaper Ads
Lamp Ad - color [PDF, 270 KB]
Lamp Ad - grayscale [PDF, 797 KB]

Don't Trash Fluorescent Lamps - Poster [PDF, 320 KB]

Management of Used Televisions and Computer Monitors [PDF, 120 KB]

Mercury in the Environment - product information brochure

Lowell Center for Sustainable Production - An Investigation of Alternatives to Mercury Containing Products [PDF, 404 KB]-- off-site link --

Environmental Fact Sheet - Fluorescent Lamps: Handling and Disposal Guidelines

Environmental Fact Sheet - Waste Mercury Added Devices: Handling and Disposal Guidelines

Household Appliance Mercury Switch Removal Manual [PDF, 1.4 MB]

Executive Order

Mercury Manometer Replacement Program - Dept. of Agriculture-- off-site link --

Mercury Thermometers

Vermont "Catch the Fever" Thermometer Exchange Final Report [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Vermont Pharmacies and Grocers who have pledged to no longer sell mercury fever thermometers

Mercury Thermometers and Your Family's Health-- off-site link --

How to Plan and Hold a Mercury Fever Thermometer Exchange [PDF, 290 KB]-- off-site link --

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