A mess for how long?

Andrews, Ann E.
July 1992
U.S. News & World Report;7/13/92, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p15
Reports that last week, a railroad car full of benzene plunged off a bridge and split open, spewing 25,000 gallons of the carcinogenic chemical into the Nemadji River, which flows between Duluth, Minn., and Superior, Wis. Huge numbers of fish perished; A similar incident happened last year in the Northern California town of Dunsmuir; An estimated 25 years for a full recovery of the Upper Sacramento's ecosystem; Unknown long-term effects of the spill.


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