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More PCB work planned at fish hatchery


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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...

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