On May 2, 2009, approximately eight pounds of elemental mercury was released onto the concrete floor of a detached residential garage. According to the resident, the mercury was re-containerized in accordance with directions provided by poison control. Shoes were left outside.
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The County EMA and ADEM responded to the incident. The responding ADEM SOSC requested EPA support. OSC Karen Buerki deployed with appropriate instrumentation and START support.