Hazmat Unit Responds to Mercury Spill by Senior Housing Complex

Emergency personnel were called to a 60-unit apartment complex operated by the Norwalk Housing Authority in Connecticut last month to respond to a mercury spill discovered under a parked vehicle. The street by the complex was temporarily closed as residents were tested for the toxic heavy metal and a hazmat team removed the mercury. – – Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is found in air, water, and soil. It exists in several forms: elemental or metallic mercury, inorganic mercury…

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Hazmat Unit Responds to Mercury Spill by Senior Housing Complex