Activists say power plant pollution laws in jeopardy March 15, 2019
Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, professor emeritus with University of South Florida Health Pediatrics and spokesperson for Physicians for Social Responsibility, referred to mercury as “brain poison.” She stressed that infants through 6-year-olds are especially vulnerable. “Mercury can get through the breast milk,” she emphasized.
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