The Canadian Press

2015-09-08 | Methylmercury Study

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A new study by Harvard University researchers says governments turning to hydroelectric dams to curb climate change must consider effects of flooding. Lead author Amina Schartup says the new Muskrat Falls dam in Labrador will likely produce toxins such as methylmercury which could affect the Lake Melville community downstream. (Crown corporation Nalcor Energy is monitoring mercury levels but has said contamination in Lake Melville will be diluted to "no measurable effects.")

Date: 2015-09-08
Placeline: PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

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