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Pesticides/PCBs Analysis of McNary Pool Fish.

Publication number Date Published
88-e16September 1988
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Author(s) Johnson, A., D. Norton and W. Yake
Description EPA priority pollutant pesticides and PCBs were analyzed in samples of Columbia River white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and other fish species collected from McNary Pool in 1987 and results compared to similar U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) data for white sturgeon collected in 1979. 1987 data indicate the level of contamination by DDT compounds (DDT, DDE and DDD) is substantially less than USFWS reported in 1979. Except for a trace of aldrin in one sample, PCBs and other chlorinated pesticides were not detected in 1987.
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Keywords PBT, PCB, toxics, agricultural, pesticides, Columbia River, fish, river, PCBs, pesticide
WEB PAGE Toxics studies
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Area CR Columbia River
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #AJOH0039