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Jackson schedules mercury meeting in Cashiers

The Jackson County Department of Public Health has scheduled a public meeting to discuss increased levels of mercury in walleye and large mouth bass at Lake Glenville. 

The meeting will be held at the Cashiers public library at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15. North Carolina Division of Public Health’ s Toxicologist Dr. Kenneth Rudo will be at the meeting to answer the public’s questions. 

For more on mercury issues in Lake Glenville, click here: http://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/14660-walleyed-mercury

For more information on mercury found in other lakes around the region, click here: http://www.smokymountainnews.com/outdoors/item/9501-wnc-lakes-join-list-with-mercury-warning-for-fish

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