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Environment Canada - Mercury and the Environment website

Federal Facilities Mercury Info-Guide

Canada Wide Standards - General Information, Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME)

  • Development of the Canada-wide Standards for Mercury
    "The process for developing Canada-wide Standards for Mercury has been on going since 1998. Canada-wide standards have been developed for several significant mercury-emitting sectors, and for select products containing mercury. These include standards for mercury emissions from base metal smelters and incinerators, and for mercury-containing lamps and mercury from dental amalgam wastes. A CWS for mercury emissions from coal-fired electric power generation is currently under development."

Other Information related to Mercury:

About Mercury, Prince Edward Island-Fisheries, Aquaculture and Environment
“Here are some common mercury applications which have already been reduced or are awaiting replacement”
" is a resource for any light bulb ("lamp") user seeking details on recycling spent mercury-containing lamps"

New Brunswick's webpage on Mercury including Mercury: A Summary of New Brunswick's Mercury Action Plan

Mercury Elimination and Reduction Challenge webpage, Pollution Probe
The main areas of focus include an effort to develop and implement a programme to recover mercury switches from automobiles (MERC switch-out); and a mercury thermometer take-back and exchange project.

Michigan’s Mercury Pollution Prevention webpage, State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality


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