Fish Killed By A Bottle Of Insecticides

Mills Run fish kill likely caused by bottle of  insecticide
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The state Department of Environmental Protection said a bottle of insecticide  tossed into a unnamed tributary of Mills Run in Cecil was the probable cause of  a fish kill in a 300-yard segment of the stream Monday night.

Dead fish were observed near Reissing and Creedmore roads. The Cecil Township  Municipal Water Authority found the bottle of insecticide in the tributary and  removed it.

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Photo: WN

Dead fish, victims of the toxic red sludge that spilled Monday from a giant industrial container, in the River Marcal near Boba, Hungary, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010. "Life in the River Marcal has been extinguished," Rescue official Tibor Dobson told The Associated Press, referring to the river's 25-mile (40-kilometer) stretch that carried the red waste from Kolontar into the Raba River and onto the Danube.


~ by narhvalur on November 10, 2011.

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