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by Vicky Mattson | 2005

Live in West Virginia? Eat fish? Is your home downwind from a coal-fired power plant? You may be in BIG trouble!

Do you eat a lot of fish? 
Live downwind from a coal-fired power plant?
Chances are you have a lot of mercury in your body. Now there's an easy way to find out exactly how much. The Sierra Club has teamed up with Greenpeace to offer a kit that lets you trade a small lock of your hair for Personal lab results. The goal is to make this the largest sampling for Mercury testing ever taken. 
Let your group and chapter members know that they can order their kits online by going to:
The mercury test kit may also be ordered by writing or calling Greenpeace at 702 H. Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20001 or call (800) 326-0959
Those who write away for the kit should say "Mercury Test Kit" on the envelope and check -- and yes, they WILL take personal checks.

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