More PCB work planned at fish hatchery
July 23, 2009
SUSAN GALLAGHER Associated Press Writer HELENA
The Montana fish and wildlife department plans sampling to check for Polychlorinated biphenyls contamination in a buried concrete aquarium, and soil surrounding it, at a state fish hatchery where PCB concerns brought orders to kill about 1 million fish in 2004. A decision to collect samples at the Big Springs Trout Hatchery southeast of Lewistown and analyze them for PCBs, a chemical compound and probable carcinogen, was signed Wednesday by Bob Snyder, chief of the hatcheries bureau in the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks. The depar...