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Department
Science
Course
SCIE 1P50
Professor
Caroline Starrs
Semester
Fall

Description
Class 8ScienceSociety September 30 2011EnglishWabigoon River SystemRiver system located in northwestern OntarioContaminated by wastewater from pulp and paper company9000 kilograms of mercury dumped into river between 1962 and 1970 guesstimateKnown as one the most mercurycontaminated freshwater system in the world1970 Ontario government ordered a stop to mercury dumpingConsider the long term damage neurological developmental speech problems and horric side effects among childrenMinamata DiseaseEndocrine DisruptersPCBs dioxins mercury etcInterfere with bodys hormonesAlter reproductive developmentLake Apopka
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