This Just In From the State: Whatever You Do, Don't Eat the Fish in the Trinity River!
The Texas Department of State Health Services just sent word: Today it issued a "fish advisory" for the Trinity River -- most of it, anyway, and most definitely the part that runs through Dallas. Why come the heads-up? "Laboratory testing of fish samples found elevated levels of dioxins and polychlorinated byphenyls, or PCBs." The DSHS says the Trinity's OK for swimin', though: "Elevated levels of PCBs and dioxins in fish do not pose a health risk for people swimming or participating in other water recreation activities." Riiiiight. Tell that to Schutze.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.
- Talking Trump, Cruz and the Clintons With Former GOP Hit Man Roger Stone
Fri., Dec. 4, 7:30pm
Fri., Dec. 4, 8:00pm
Sat., Dec. 5, 12:00am
Sat., Dec. 5, 12:30pm
- Dallas Isn't Very Good at Fighting Blight
- Texas' Embarrassing House Science Chairman Is Investigating Climate Scientists