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(2016) [12] specify that, out of 10 bacterial strains isolated from mercury-contaminated regions of the Tagus estuary, only three have multidrug resistance.
Effect of thioligands on plant-Hg accumulation and volatilization from mercury-contaminated mine tailings.
The McKenzie River's reputation as one of the state's purest rivers could be tainted if state environmental officials finalize a proposal to add the river to a list of mercury-contaminated waters.
On Wednesday, delegates held a ceremonial opening of the diplomatic conference in Minamata, the city where many local people were poisoned after eating mercury-contaminated seafood from Minamata Bay.
Mercury, a known developmental toxicant that poses significant threats to the fetus and neurological development in children, accumulates in the blood of pregnant women who consume mercury-contaminated fish, while pregnant women who follow fish consumption advice to reduce mercury exposure have lower blood levels than those who do not follow advice (Bjornberg et al., 2003).
It was concluded from this part of study that bacteria and yeast could make much more efficient inoculum for remediation of mercury-contaminated industrial waste water.
After a review of current research, they look at a former chlor-alkali factory in Kazakhstan, an abandoned polyvinyl chloride factory on the Mediterranean coast, the Madeira River Basin as a case study of land use change and mercury mobilization in the Amazon, the chlor-alkali electrolysis industry, the long-term operation of a microbiological pilot plant for cleaning up mercury-contaminated wastewater at electrolysis factories in Europe, and the microbiological treatment of air scrubber solutions from a waste incineration plant and other mercury-contaminated wastewater.
Prior to 1980, Mercury Refining disposed of waste contaminated with mercury over an embankment between an old process building and the railroad tracks to the south of the property, and mercury-contaminated rainwater drained off the site into the unnamed tributary to the creek.
During this phase, workers will remove 400 to 500 tons of mercury-contaminated soil and debris and demolish a building that contains contaminated materials.
This relationship building has been crucial to getting insider information about the hunts and to spreading the word about the dangers of eating mercury-contaminated whale and dolphin meat, a subject that is ignored by the Japanese government and media.
According to Jean-Philippe's study, "Mycorrhizae have been shown to increase heavy-metal tolerance in the host plant." She found that some tree types fared better: "Though evidence suggests that mercury-contaminated soils may reduce tree and fungal populations, there are tolerant species that may remain and survive following contamination."
From 2007 through 2010, we monitored reproductive success of Carolina wrens (Thryothorus ludovicianus) breeding along the forest floodplain of 2 mercury-contaminated rivers in Virginia.
Crocker and her team, who put together market intelligence reports, customized research, and educational seminars, have gone from working on cases like Kiddie Kollege Day Care, a pre-school in Franklin Township, New Jersey that was built on a mercury-contaminated thermometer factory, to proactively investigating the history of thousands of properties throughout the Five Boroughs.
Joao Paulo Machado Torres, a senior scientist at the Radioisotopes Laboratory of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and his group have published many studies on the use of plants in indoor and outdoor mercury-contaminated settings.
Due to its mass capture and slaughter of mercury-contaminated dolphins and pilot whales, for human consumption and to supply the captive marine mammal aquaria industry, Talji, Japan, has been a target of international criticism for many years.