State: Don't eat any fish caught downstream of Reed Point train derailment

Posted on AllSides September 19th, 2023
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State officials are advising people to avoid eating all fish caught downstream from a June 24 train derailment near Reed Point, when asphalt and molten sulphur spilled into the Yellowstone River and potentially contaminated wildlife. The advisory includes all fish caught from the Indian Fort Fishing Access Site near Reed Point to the Highway 212 bridge in Laurel. The state's Fish Consumption Advisory Board stated in a news release that elevated levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, (some of which can cause cancer in humans) were found in multiple...

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