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State Health officials release report on the Enbrige Oil Spill.

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Youtube video of the Battle Creek oil spill
Youtube video of the Battle Creek oil spill

LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan Publc Health officials say there should be no long term harmful effects for recreational users of the 30-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River contaminated by the Enbridge Oil Spill,

Spokesperson Angela Minicuci says the fish are as safe to eat as they were before the spill. She says that means there may be no residual chemicals in the fish from the oil spill, but they still may have PCB’s and Mercury and other contaminants.

Marine Toxicologist Riki Ott who has been studying oil spills since the Exxon Valdez says you want to limit your exposure to Canadian tar Sands. She says its nasty stuff.

Here is a link to the State’s fish advisory website.www.michigan.gov/eatsafefish.

 

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