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Massive Fish Kill by Louisiana Paper Mill

August 29th, 2011 | by Heather Carr

A paper mill in Bogalusa, Louisiana released black liquor into the Pearl River and killed hundreds of thousands of fish, shellfish, and turtles. Forty-seven miles of river is affected and the damage reaches into Lake Pontchartrain, just north of New Orleans. A notice has been posted not to eat the fish from the Pearl River

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