RE: NANFA-- Flame Retardant Kills Fish in Ore.'

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 20 Aug 2002 19:02:30 -0700

> BEND, Ore. (AP) - An air tanker fighting a wildfire in central Oregon
> accidentally dumped up to 2,000 gallons of flame retardant into
> Fall River,
> killing nearly all the fish along a 4-mile stretch, officials said.

We waded in the Umpqua River in Winston, Oregon and all we saw were bullfrog
tadpoles and smallmouth bass fry. Both are exotic. Both will probably
survive the Fall River spill...

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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