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July 14, 2010
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Department of Environment Investigating Reported Fish Kill

Environment, Energy & Forestry

The Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry and Environment Canada are investigating a reported fish kill in West Prince.

Dead fish were discovered on a two kilometer section of the east branch of the Montrose River on Tuesday.

The incident was reported by the Huntley-Montrose-Kildare Watershed Association.

Heavy rain fell on PEI on Saturday and Sunday.

Environment officials have been on site collecting samples of fish, water and soil for analysis.

Officials are on site today continuing their investigation.

Media Contact: Kim Devine
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