U.S. Streams Fail The Test: All Fish
Found Contaminated With
The U.S. Geological Survey recently completed a
study of 291 freshwater streams
across the United States. To their
dismay, they found that 100% of all
fish tested are contaminated with
This study is among the first to focus on streams, rather than lakes, reservoirs, wetlands or oceans, where pollution can be more obvious. More than 25% of the fish were contaminated at levels higher than those set for human consumption.
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