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  • State, Temple Inland reach agreement for fish kill

    November 8, 2011 5:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state and Temple Inland have reached a settlement over an August fish kill that left about 590,000 fish and freshwater mussels dead in the Pearl River. Robert Barham, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, says the $760,245 settlement allows the state... more »
  • Another huge fish kill hits lower Plaquemines

    September 16, 2010 9:52 PM

    POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, La. (AP) Thousands more dead fish have been found in Plaquemines Parish. P.J. Hahn, director of Coastal Zone Management for the parish, says he and others were out on a boat Thursday behind the barrier island of Bay Joe Wise when they saw a huge fish kill that spanned... more »
  • LDWF: Oil unlikely as cause of fish kill

    September 16, 2010 9:52 PM

    POINTE A LA HACHE, La. (AP) Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists are checking a fish kill in Plaquemines Parish. Assistant Secretary Randy Pausina says they went to Bay Joe Wise on Friday, the day the fish kill was reported. Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn said he... more »
  • LDWF: Oil unlikely as cause of fish kill

    September 16, 2010 9:52 PM

    POINTE A LA HACHE, La. (AP) Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologists are checking a fish kill in Plaquemines Parish. Assistant Secretary Randy Pausina says they went to Bay Joe Wise on Friday, the day the fish kill was reported. Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn said he... more »
  • State: Fish kill unrelated to oil spill

    September 15, 2010 4:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana's Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says low tide and high temperatures caused low oxygen levels that suffocated huge numbers of fish in Plaquemines Parish. Spokeswoman Olivia Watkins said Wednesday that department biologists found the fish kill had nothing to do with the Gulf of Mexico oil... more »
  • Massive Fish Kill in Plaquemines Parish

    September 13, 2010 6:10 PM

    POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, La. (AP) - A weekend fish kill in Plaquemines Parish has prompted officials to ask state wildlife experts to investigate. Dead fish were found floating atop the water at Bayou Chaland on the west side of the Mississippi River late Friday. The dead fish included pogies, redfish, drum, crabs,... more »
  • Plaquemines Parish asks state to probe fish kill

    September 13, 2010 6:00 PM

    POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, La. (AP) A weekend fish kill in Plaquemines Parish has prompted officials to ask state wildlife experts to investigate. Dead fish were found floating atop the water at Bayou Chaland on the west side of the Mississippi River late Friday. The dead fish included pogies, redfish, drum, crabs, shrimp... more »
  • Officials: Oil probably didn't cause fish kill

    August 24, 2010 1:09 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) State officials say thousands of dead fish floating at the mouth of a shipping channel likely died from a seasonal lack of oxygen and not the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Bettween 5,000 and 15,000 dead fish were found Sunday, collected in pockets of spill boom near... more »
  • Officials: Oil probably didn't cause fish kill

    August 24, 2010 1:09 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) State officials say thousands of dead fish floating at the mouth of a shipping channel likely died from a seasonal lack of oxygen and not the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Bettween 5,000 and 15,000 dead fish were found Sunday, collected in pockets of spill boom near... more »
  • Thousands of fish found floating at MRGO

    August 23, 2010 4:20 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) Thousands of dead fish have been found floating at the mouth of a shipping channel that connects the Port of New Orleans with the Gulf of Mexico. St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro says the fish kill was found Sunday afternoon at the mouth of the Mississippi... more »
  • Thousands of fish found floating at MRGO

    August 23, 2010 4:20 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) Thousands of dead fish have been found floating at the mouth of a shipping channel that connects the Port of New Orleans with the Gulf of Mexico. St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro says the fish kill was found Sunday afternoon at the mouth of the Mississippi... more »

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