Bruce Fowler – Exposure and Health Effects of Chemicals: Mercury as an example
Bruce has a B.S. degree in Marine Biology from the University of Washington in 1968 and a Ph.D in Pathology from the University of Oregon Medical School in 1972. Dr. Fowler is an internationally recognized expert on the toxicology of metals and has served on a number of State, National and International Committees in his areas of expertise. He talked about the source and health effect of mercury. It enters our water supply from mining run offs and vaporized mercury odorless gases from coal fired electricity plants that effect the sea food chain. The biggest health threat is mercury in the sea food chain along the East Coast of the US.