2020 Alabama Fish Consumption Report Published

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has published the 2020 fish consumption report. Read the full report here.

Right off the bat you’ll find an advisory for Baker’s Creek Embayment on Wheeler Lake. The advisory says to not eat ANY fish species from this body of water due to the presence of PFOS.

Several articles involving PFOS, 3M, and Wheeler Lake have been published on this site. The story references here will help you get up to speed if you are not aware of the PFOS pollution issue on Wheeler Lake:
COMMENTARY ON PFOS PART ONE: What is PFOS and are there any dangers 
C8 (PFOS/PFOA) in the water – The Ugly Facts
Opinion regarding an article on 3M grand jury subpoena
ADEM Continues PFAS Investigation
More problems for Wheeler Lake in North Alabama
Wheeler Lake sinks deeper into the toxic depths
Veteran angler comments about Alabama’s Wheeler Lake contamination
EPA Health Advisories Impact North Alabama Water Systems
Part of Wheeler Lake “Toxified”: What now
One year later toxins discovered in Wheeler Lake

Read 2020 Alabama Fish Consumption Report:  Alabama-fish-advisory-2020

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