Studying mercury contamination in Virginia’s South River
Source: https://phys.org/, May 7, 2020
Mercury contamination has been a problem in Virginia’s South River since 1979, when mercury was discovered in the river. Mercury was used in industrial processes at the former DuPont Plant in Waynesboro, Virginia from 1929 to 1950 and in the early 1980s, the Virginia Department of Health issued advisories for fish consumption along the South River. Read more.