Poland says tests on the Oder so far do not show poison as cause of fish deaths


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WARSAW – Poison cannot be ruled out as a cause of mass fish kills in the Oder, but tests have so far failed to prove toxic substances were to blame, Poland’s environment minister said on Sunday. , Anna Moskwa.

Tons of dead fish have been found since the end of July in the Oder River, which crosses Germany and Poland. Both countries said they believed a toxic substance was to blame, but had not yet identified what it was. (Reporting by Anna Koper, writing by Jan Lopatka, editing by Alexander Smith)



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