Eliminating Toxic Mercury

In 2009, we played a role in addressing the largest manufacturing source of mercury in the state when the Maryland General Assembly decided to institute a mandatory recycling program for car switches that contain toxic mercury. Mercury is a potent neurotoxin and several years ago 1/6 women of childbearing age had enough mercury in their bodies to affect their developing fetus should they become pregnant.

Priority Action

We're calling on big restaurant chains to stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Tell KFC to stop serving meat raised on routine antibiotics.

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