Thursday, August 28, 2008

Canal & Cancer: Officials start cleanup of contaminated waterway in Texas

August 21, 2008 -

The most dangerous segment of the main canal south of Donna is a 90-degree turn just north of Military Highway.

That is the closest two state departments and two federal agencies have come in 15 years to pinpointing the hotbed of cancer-causing toxins in the seven-mile channel.

But no one knows exactly where the poison is coming from - or worse, how many of the contaminated fish have been eaten since the federal government first found the toxins in 1993.

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