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Sat Jan 23, 2021, 08:05 AM

West Coast Salmon are Dying from Tire Chemicals

An estimated 40% to 90% of salmon in infected streams and rivers are dying before they spawn.




The culprit is simply traffic. It turns out that chemicals in the tires are affected by ozone and those compounds are washed by rain into drainage ducts which go into the waterways where salmon swim.


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