New Mercury TMDL for Tomales Bay Will Not Require Additional Action. At a workshop prior to publishing the new TMDL, Water Board engineers Keith Lichton and Carrie Austin say that remediation measures under the current TMDLs are reducing mercury levels sufficiently, but precautions continue for eating Tomales Bay fish. Andrea Blum reports.
Additional news <not on audio>: Two Republican Senators have written to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar asking why charges by Dr. Corey Goodman respecting Jon Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, remain unanswered and were not revealed during Mr. Jarvis' nomination proceedings, among other questions. Link to a report by David Mitchell on his website, Sparsely Sage and Timely.