Aug
22
2016

Officials investigating discovery of dead fish

Government officials have confirmed a report of dead fish discovered in the Roseville system Monday.

Staff from Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Department of Justice and Public Safety and the Department of Communities, Land and Environment confirmed the report upon visiting the site around noon today.

The fish were discovered by the local watershed organization. Water, soil, vegetation and fish samples are being collected to be sent for testing. Roseville is located on the western coast of P.E.I.

Media contact:
Amber Nicholson
Senior Communications Officer
Department of Communities, Land and Environment
amnicholson@gov.pe.ca
902-368-5286
 

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