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A portion of Penobscot River, Maine closed for fishing

A portion of Penobscot River, Maine closed for fishing

Approximately seven square miles of the Penobscot River, shown in the map above, were closed to fishing on February 22 by the Maine Department of Marine Resources due to high levels of mercury found in lobster and crab, connected to dumping by HoltraChem that ended over 30 years ago.

Photo courtesy Maine Department of Marine Resources

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