OUT: Mercury in Fish March 08, 2009

Large fish in pristine Western parks lakes susceptible to airborne contaminants, but Blue Mesa lakers OK

Anglers crowd the waters of Blue Mesa Reservoir seeking lake trout, kokanee salmon and other fish. Research indicates the fish in the reservoir have low levels of pollutants and are safe to eat.



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Anglers crowd the waters of Blue Mesa Reservoir seeking lake trout, kokanee salmon and other fish. Research indicates the fish in the reservoir have low levels of pollutants and are safe to eat.

Last week’s story about the fish consumption advisory from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Division of Wildlife raised some questions about mercury in…




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