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Cupertino cement plant cutting mercury pollution

December 05, 2012 by Samantha Juda

The Bay Area's No. 1 mercury polluter, the Lehigh cement plant in Cupertino, is cleaning its business after the region's air district passed the strongest air rules in the nation.

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Almaden Quicksilver County Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

During early spring, the Almaden Quicksilver Park offers a spectacular wildflower display, and the remnants of the mercury mining era ...

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Mercury Clean-Up in San Francisco Bay

October 01, 2007 by Aleta George

In July, the State Water Resources Control Board approved a plan to clean up mercury in San Francisco Bay, fulfilling ...

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Legacy of the Red Ore

January 01, 2002 by John Dorrance

Numerous animals make their homes in burrows in the hills of this Santa Clara County park, but none dig as deep as the miners who hauled mercury-laden ore out of the ground for 125 years.

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