Dept. of Public Health issues fish advisories

The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued new fish consumption advisories for bodies of water in Alabama.

The Alabama Department of Public Health updates fish consumption advisories annually.{} They are based on data collected the preceding fall by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).

ADEM collected samples of specific fish species for analysis from various water bodies throughout the state during the fall of 2011. ADPH looked at whether any of the tested contaminants in the fish could cause health problems in humans.

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