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More dead fish found in Ogeechee
Fishing, swimming advisories still in effect
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A dead fish rots on the shore of the Ogeechee River near U.S. 301 in this file photo from May, 2011.
More dead fish were found Friday in the Ogeechee River, and environmentalists await test results to find out the reason they died. Public safety advisories to refrain from fishing or swimming in the river remain in place.Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn discussed the issue Friday on a conference call with representatives from the Environmental Protection Division, Department of Natural Resources, Georgia Emergency Management and other EMA directors.“EPD advised that several more fish had been found today,” he said. “They will continue to monitor the river throughout the weekend.
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