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Fish in Texas' Upper Trinity River Tainted with PCBs

Article: Fish in Texas' Upper Trinity River Tainted with PCBs

DALLAS, Texas, August 20, 2008 (ENS) – Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs, are elevated in fish tissue in four segments of the upper Trinity River located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to Texas health officials. Used in electrical equipment, PCBs have been banned in the United States since the late 1970s because they cause…