Freshwater fish is widely contaminated by toxins, EPA says

11/10/2009 | Google

A study by the Environmental Protection Agency found unsafe levels of mercury in almost half of the 500 U.S. lakes and reservoirs it tested. Also, the agency also found polychlorinated biphenyls in all of the fish samples it collected from the lakes and reservoirs. These findings highlight the need for stricter rules against mercury contamination and for stronger warnings on fish consumption, the EPA said.

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