Archive: 18/08/2009

Toxic Coal Ash Threatens Health And Environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exposure to dust and river sediment containing toxic metals and radioactivity from a coal ash spill at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant last December could pose risks to local communities ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Environment
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How Mercury Becomes Toxic In The Environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Naturally occurring organic matter in water and sediment appears to play a key role in helping microbes convert tiny particles of mercury in the environment into a form that is dangerous to most living creatures.

dateAug 18, 2009 in Environment
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