Mercury contamination: A human tragedy

@article{Dltri1978MercuryCA,
  title={Mercury contamination: A human tragedy},
  author={Patricia A. D'ltri and Frank M. D'ltri},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={1978},
  volume={2},
  pages={3-16}
}
AbstractHistorically, the element, mercury, has been widely applied in industry, agriculture, and medicine. The role of mercury in technological progress and therapeutic benefits has generally been quickly accepted despite sketchy trial-and-error methods used to evaluate its overall impact. The discovery of the negative side effects of mercury, such as degradation of the environment and the accompanying threat to human health, has often been overlooked, sometimes for centuries. Mercury… Expand
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