Minimata Disease Victim, 2006 (photographer unknown)

Coal and Mercury


Back in September 2014, when the effects of methylmercury poisoning in songbirds was first reported, WC asked, “Minamata┬áDisease in songbirds. Are we going to pay attention?” We now have the answer. No. We need to take a couple of steps back to understand the problem and the enormity of the Trump Administration’s recent outrageous decision.…