News Articles for "Mercury"
Apparently frustrated by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down an $18 million penalty for a Texas natural gas firm, a federal judge is taking the...read more
EPA: More than half of streams in 'poor' shape
More than half of the country's rivers and streams are in poor biological health, unable to support healthy populations of aquatic insects and other creat...read more
Study finds mounting mercury threat in Peru Amazon
A study of mercury contamination in a southeastern Peruvian jungle area ravaged by illegal gold mining found unsafe levels of the toxic metal in 78 percen...read more
Smallest planet yet found outside solar system
Astronomers searching for planets outside our solar system have discovered the tiniest one yet — one that's about the size of our moon. But hunters for ...read more