Idaho Board of Environmental Quality Won’t Even Vote for Voluntary Rules.
Barker: Industry rolls over mercury initiative .
Rocky Barker – Idaho Statesman
Mercury is an element that does not degrade to anything less harmful. It causes developmental problems in children and unborn fetuses and it accumulates in fish and other food sources making them unsafe to eat.
Silver Creek, one of Idaho’s most famed flyfishing streams, has fish with unsafe levels of mercury.