Methylmercury Exposure through Fish Ingestion and Trends in Human Health Risk in the Merrimack River Watershed

Blake, Tiffany.


  • Abstract: Northeast Massachusetts has the highest concentration of point sources for mercury emissions in the state. Emissions from major point sources decreased 96% from the 1990s to 2008 as a result of stricter controls on releases. Fish consumption is the primary exposure route for people. This thesis used risk assessment to assess whether reduction in mercury emissions over time was ... read more
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