NEPA probes possible fish kill in Rio Cobre

NEPA probes possible fish kill in Rio Cobre

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is investigating a possible fish kill in the Rio Cobre in the vicinity of the Bog Walk Gorge in St Catherine.

NEPA said it received reports of dead fish in the river about 8:00 pm yesterday and has since deployed a technical team to investigate.

The public is being advised not to collect the dead fish for consumption.

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