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waste incinerators: A major source

  In addition to dioxin, waste incinerators release lots of mercury into
  the environment.  In fact, every year, The Regional Waste Systems
  incinerator in Portland, Maine discharges 300 pounds of mercury into the
  air. Alike dioxin, mercury accumulates up the food chain, beginning with
  microorganisms and fish.  To learn more, see the Mercury Menace carried
  by the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram
  at: http://www.portland.com/ph/mercury/pollute.htm
  Also, see Mercury's toll on nature at
  The chart, the toxic cycle at
  and many other ajoining links.
  Susan Snow