Wed, May 30, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
Higher Mercury, PCBs in California FishDownload audio (MP3)
A new survey of contaminants -- such as mercury and PCB -- in fish along the California coast finds that the San Francisco Bay shows some of the highest levels in the state. We discuss the findings, and what they mean for seafood consumers and fishermen.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dan Madigan, marine ecologist at Hopkins Marine Station at Stanford University
- Gavin Gibbons, spokesperson for the National Fisheries Institute
- Jay A. Davis, senior environmental scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute and lead author of a recent report on contaminants in fish off the California coast
- Report on Contaminants in Fish from the California Coast : at SFEI.org
- Is It Safe to Eat Fish and Shellfish From Our Waters? : at WaterBoards.ca.gov
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