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Marketplace AM for September 13, 2005

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Cleaning up in Alabama

There's money to be made in the wake of a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, and quick-thinking entrepreneurs are out in force in the ruined Gulf Coast offering services from tree-removal to mold-eradication. Dan Grech reports.

Changing emissions rules

The Senate votes this afternoon on legislation aimed at strengthening Mercury emissions rules weakened by the EPA. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Is mercury the new lead?

Oncologist Kent Bransford, the incoming president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, says that weaker Mercury rules may cost the U.S. economy intellectual capital in the long run.