27.04.12.Massovaya fish kill in the Saratov Reservoir


Samara. April 27. Interfax-Volga — Environmental Prosecutor's Office keeps a check on the fact of mass death of fish in the area of hydropower Zhigulevskaya in Samara region, said the agency "Interfax-Volga" Deputy Prosecutor Samara environmental Pavel Melnikov.

"During the prosecutor's investigation examined the water area of Saratov Reservoir downstream Zhigulevskaya power plant to the confluence of the Volga River, and juice. Found that the left side of the Volga along the peninsula to Kopylovo Bakhilova flow field is "smitten" fish belly up "- said P.Melnikov.

According to him, the total area of the subject area of the reservoir, on which floated the lost fish was 300 m wide and 12 km long.

Source: Interfax-Volga

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