State advisory: Lay off Mountain Isla...

State advisory: Lay off Mountain Island Lake fish

There are 3 comments on the The Gaston Gazette story from Jan 6, 2011, titled State advisory: Lay off Mountain Island Lake fish. In it, The Gaston Gazette reports that:

Contaminated largemouth bass and channel catfish have been discovered in Mountain Island Lake in Gaston and Mecklenburg counties.

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Gastonia, NC

#1 Jan 9, 2011
So you shouldn't eat the PCB and mercury ridden fish, but it's OK to drink the water? Really?
Common Sense

Concord, NC

#2 Jan 18, 2011
Belmont's water tastes terrible, this could explain a few things! I guess it doesn't help that our intake fresh water outlet is just downstream from Charlotte and MH's sewage treatment plants. Yuck!
generally speaking

Gastonia, NC

#3 Feb 10, 2011
don't eat the fish, pcb's in the water.

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