mercury

In Placer County, which fish are safe to eat?

Decades after common mining practices introduced mercury to the waters in Gold Country, some of the fish still aren’t safe to eat. For the first time, a report from Californ ...

Mercury-contaminated fish flop onto local tables

Many local fisherman and their families are chowing down on fish, and unsafe amounts of mercury, from the Sierra Nevada region, according to a study released by The Sierra Fund. ...