United States: A Toxic River Improves, but Still Has Far to Go

New York Times: Thomas Simon remembers the day he found a carp in the Grand Calumet River in 1985, barely alive, bloody and with no fins. “It looked like someone had beaten it up,” said Mr. Simon, a biologist who studied the river for 26 years. Yet state officials were thrilled, because it was the first fish found in years in the northwest Indiana river that is widely considered the nation’s most toxic waterway. A quarter century later, fish are more plentiful and look healthy. But state and federal agencies......

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