E Minamata disease Q&A

5. Mercury & Minamata Bay

Q1: What was mercury used for in the Minamata factory of Chisso Corp?
Q2: How high is the mercury concentration in the fish currently caught in Minamata Bay?
Q3: How much mercury had accumulated at the bottom of Minamata Bay before dredging and reclamation work was done?
Q4: How much of Minamata Bay was reclaimed?
Q5: What kinds of fish are there in Minamata Bay?