"Report Links Mercury on Cape Cod To Global Pollution"

"Unlike many other states, Massachusetts significantly reduced mercury emissions coming from electric power plants and incinerators in recent years.

According to a study by the Environmental Integrity Project, mercury emissions in the state dropped from 292 pounds in 2000 to 97 pounds in 2008.

Now, Massachusetts is about to embark on a second phase to bring mercury emissions down by 95 percent from 1999 levels by 2012, but it could have little impact on the Cape and Islands."

Doug Fraser reports for the Cape Cod Times November 1, 2010.

Source: Cape Cod Times, 11/02/2010