Watched a tv program about the Orca whale pods in the PNW. Groups that go into the Puget Sound in Wa. & in our area BC waters.
The marine scientists (bio) stated that Orcas are dying sooner then they once did. Life spans are shorter because of the VERY HIGH PCBs found in their systems...the males tend to be EXTRA LOADED with them as the females get rid of the chemicals as it is in the milk...but the problem is the baby Orcas get them.
The PCB's are now banned in Canada & the program pointed out that that only Russia that allows them to still be used.
(bet other countries are still dumping alot of PCBs in the oceans that we don't know about. China hasn't got the greatest environmental record either...India etc...many other countries)
When I was a floor waxer & did buildings(including industrial) all over the area...witnessed over flows of chemicals that MUST of landed into our waters.
All these chemicals (Rod sometime ago mentioned about all the plastic containers that land in the oceans) PCB's etc...that go into our waters ...get into the marine food chain & into the salmon ..into the whales.(of course whales do eat alot of salmon thus PCBs build up quickly) Heard stories how ALOT of the clean up wkers have died already after the Valdez spill in Alaskan waters. Sadly I think the oceans can just take so much POLLUTIONS of the world & the oceans have become ONE BIG DUMPING GROUND...
my question is & concern is are our fish safe to eat
They contain PCB's which cause CANCER.
Air pollution un-safe ground water tables in many areas (well water) Though I hear Chillowack has nearly the FRESHEST CLEANEST WATER IN THE WORLD (GOES THREW LAYERS OF SAND THUS IT IS NATURALLY FILTERED)----Are you concerned about eating fish that have harmful chemicals in them??? Cancers are on the rise.