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Aug 5, 2012 1:35 PM by AP

Heat, Downpours May Threaten Marine Life

BOGALUSA, La. (AP) - The state Department of Environmental Quality is warning that the heat wave affecting Louisiana could increase local fish kills.
Dry conditions, interspersed with periods of heavy rainfall, threaten the oxygen levels in some waterways. The drastic change in environment is the most common cause of a fish kill, environmental officials tell The Daily News.

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