Archive for the ‘Contaminated Fish’ Category

Duwamish River cleanup plans get a boost for inclusion

Published on in The Seattle Globalist

Even though the Duwamish River may appear outwardly to be clean, many of its fish are contaminated and are dangerous to eat. Including statements from James Rasmussen and Alberto Rodríguez, this article from the Seattle Globalist emphasises DRCC/TAG’s inclusion work and the importance of reaching out to immigrant, refugee, and disadvantaged fishers, who bear much of the burden of the polluted river.

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Fish in Duwamish tainted, state warns

Published on in The Seattle Times

State health officials yesterday warned against eating too much fish from the polluted lower reaches of the Duwamish River — but still aren’t sure how best to communicate that message to those most at risk.

Shellfish from the Duwamish also should be avoided as well as the livers from perch, flounder and English sole and river rockfish, which are found in the lower waterway near Elliott Bay

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