Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press: Eased restrictions on Ohio River mercury pollution being considered

EVANSVILLE – A key Ohio River regulatory body may loosen mercury pollution control standards it once considered a logical step to reduce the contamination of fish which it identified as a widespread problem on the river.

Opponents of the proposed changes say the problem hasn’t change in the decade since the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) adopted the pollution control standards it now wants to change.

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