The fish in the Richmond, Calif. harbor are more contaminated with long-banned chemicals.
The UPI reports,
Toxic pollution in a Richmond, Calif., harbor is increasing more than a decade after a Superfund cleanup at the site, officials say.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency review found that despite cleanup dredging in 1996, levels of two pesticides not used in the United States since the early 1970s — DDT and dieldrin — are rising in fish in the Lauritzen Channel and Parr Canal, two waterways in Richmond’s Inner Harbor.
Some fish tested at the site are now more contaminated than those tested before the cleanup, local officials said…