UCSC Currents online

Front Page
Classified Ads
Making the News
Take Note

Slug Sports
UCSC Review
Press Releases

Inoperative mercury mines fingered as a major source of mercury contamination

The New Idria mercury mine near Pinnacles National Monument is one of dozens of inoperative mercury mines in the Coast Ranges of California. It had one of the longest periods of operation (from 1854 to 1972) and was the second largest mercury producer in North America. Now, UCSC researchers have measured significant amounts of toxic mercury leaching into a creek that flows past the mine site. (More)

Text Only Version

November 6-12, 2000
Vol. 5, No. 14

UCSC hosts statewide conference for beginning teachers

Two new books for Manuel Pastor

Mail ballot at UCSC reaffirms earlier grades vote

ARCS Foundation honors ten science students

Rainbow Theater plays focus on multicultural themes


Maintained by pioweb@cats