WAMC New York News
12:26 pm
Mon April 18, 2005

Broadest ever Mercury Fish Advisories Issued by NYS

Albany, NY – The New York State Health Department has issued its annual fish consumption advisory. The warning, to women of childbearing age and youth to avoid eating most species of fish caught anywhere in the Adirondacks and Catskills, is the first time the state has issued such a broad-based mercury advisory. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.