Mercury Protections on the Brink of Rollback
In advance of an expected proposal by EPA to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), we prepared a science brief for reporters and arranged a press call on the most up-to-date research on the health and environmental effects of mercury.
Armed with scientific evidence and facts, when EPA announced the proposed rollback, journalists were ready to ensure the public understood how our health was at stake. M
ost major news stories incorporated our messages, ensuring that sound science was part of the policy discourse,