Curbing mercury pollution
To protect our families, we must reduce mercury pollution. Over the last several years, Clean Wisconsin has collaborated with policymakers to tackle mercury pollution in a variety of forms, from curbing mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants to better recycling options for electronic waste. We continue to fight this threat for the health of our water, our air, our wildlife and our families.
Clean Wisconsin does this by:
We must hold polluters accountable for contaminating our environment. For decades, Clean Wisconsin’s legal team has worked in the permitting process and the courts to keep our waters clean and safe.
Old mercury thermostats are a significant source of harmful mercury pollution. To keep our water clean and our families safe, Clean Wisconsin is working to implement better, more convenient mercury thermostat recycling programs.
Clean Wisconsin has already scored a number of victories to curb mercury pollution, such as helping to pass mercury reduction rules and establishing electronic waste disposal programs.