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July 6, 2012
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Province investigating fish kill

Environment, Labour and Justice

The Department of Environment, Labour and Justice and Environment Canada are conducting a joint investigation into a fish kill in West Prince.

The area affected is Barclay Brook, a tributary of the Trout River in Coleman. The Trout Unlimited Prince County Chapter watershed group reported the incident.

Prince Edward Islandís investigation enforcement staff and emergency response team were on site immediately after the incident was reported. Samples of soil, foliage, water and fish have been collected for analysis.

Department staff is continuing the investigation on-site today.

Media Contact: Kim Devine
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