Reclaiming the Sierra

Mercury expert to speak on human health impacts, May 2 in State Capitol

April 21, 2014

Jane Hightower, MD, author of the exposé Diagnosis: Mercury, will be the keynote speaker at an event highlighting the ongoing human health impacts of mercury in California’s environment. Dr. Hightower, a national expert on mercury, will speak about her research into the health impacts of consuming mercury-contaminated fish, with a special focus on the irreversible […]

TSF releases new health education materials

September 27, 2011

As a follow up to our two recent studies on human exposure to legacy mining toxins, The Sierra Fund has produced new educational materials with precautionary guidelines for people who live, work or recreate in the Sierra. Two new brochures, “Abandoned Mines, Dust and You” and “Fish, Mercury and You” are now available for distribution. […]