Fish deaths during levee repair investigated

11/27/2007 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

An investigation has been launched into the deaths of thousands of game fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta that occurred after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation drained the water near a protected island in order to repair a levee. The department stopped draining the remaining water around Prospect Island and will add oxygen to the water to try to save some of the remaining fish.

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