Gold Rush's Poisonous Legacy: Mercury...

Gold Rush's Poisonous Legacy: Mercury Will Linger for 10,000 Years

There are 1 comment on the LiveScience story from Oct 29, 2013, titled Gold Rush's Poisonous Legacy: Mercury Will Linger for 10,000 Years. In it, LiveScience reports that:

Even though the California Gold Rush took place more than a century ago, it left a toxic legacy of mercury pollution that will continue to be a problem for some time, scientists say.

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SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#1 Oct 29, 2013
10K does it folks, RIP.

Clean up pollution at the present. There's no future without enduring present.

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