Mercury does make you stupid. Here’s the proof.
The Scranton Times-Leader reports that at a PennEnvironment press conference yesterday to scare the public about mercury emission from power plants,
[Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Murphy (D-Scranton) said even a small drop of mercury in a 25-acre lake is enough to make the fish in it unsafe to eat.
But there is no evidence that ambient mercury, whether in the skies or in the fish, poses any risk to anybody.
Moreover, U.S. power plants emit about 0.50% of global mercury, while Mother Nature emits about 70%.
For more on mercury toxicity and fish, check out Steve Milloy’s FoxNews.com columns: