Presented information about rising mercury levels

Published 4:32 pm Monday, February 24, 2020

Yener Ulus, a fourth-year PhD student at UNC-Greensboro who grew up in Arsuz, Turkey, explained to Columbia aldermen on Feb. 3 about the toxic effects of rising levels of mercury in Tyrrell County waters. Shown, from left, are aldermen Hal Fleming and Lloyd Armstrong, Mayor Pro Tem Sandra Owens, Ulus, Mayor James Cahoon and adlerman Sue Griffin. Alderman Bryan Owens was absent. A report about Ulus’ work may be found at https://wrri.ncsu.edu/blog/2019/11/mercury-on-the-rise/.

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