The fish are dead—but they died of natural causes like blues attacking them and low oxygen due to the warm weather.
Not due to pollution leaching into the river from English Station.
And if you fish for bunker off the nearby bridges, there’s no advisory not to continue.
That’s the latest word from the U.S. Coast Guard and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) officials who have since Sept. 15 have been responding to what has been termed a “substantial” and now an “imminent threat” to the Mill River.
For more on this story, visit: DEEP To Remove Toxic Materials From English Station | New Haven Independent.