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Appvion paper mill admits to toxic chemical spill in Pennsylvania river

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Appvion paper mill admits to toxic chemical spill in Pennsylvania river

September 30, 2020 - 15:48
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ROARING SPRING, PA, Sept. 30, 2020 (Local News) -Appvion’s Roaring Spring pulp and paper mill in Roaring Springs admitted to spilling 3,700 gallons of a toxic chemical in the Juniata River in late August, resulting in the death of over 40 fish.

On August 27, 2020 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection responded to a report of a fish kill in the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River. Inspector Frederick Clark observed over 40 dead fish spanning 4.5 miles. According to his report, these fish were mainly carp, white suckers, and catfish.

WTAJ - Appvion Paper Mill admits to 3700 gallon toxic chemical spill in Juniata River

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