Some of you probably wish you could be onboard BepiColombo right now, as the space probe whizzes far away from planet Earth.
The Trump administration has been trying to dismantle Obama-era mercury regulations since October 2018. It based a decision to rollback the rule based on an analysis the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that found its decision “appropriate and necessary.”
Mercury will transit the Sun for the first time since 2016 this coming Monday. It won’t do so again until 2032.