Fire Retardant Linked to Fish Deaths in Berkeley Creek Identified by State Fish and Wildlife

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Ben Eichenberg, staff attorney with San Francisco Baykeeper, points to a bend in Codornices Creek near his home where he saw foam and dead fish floating in the water, just a few blocks downstream from where firefighting chemicals flowed into a storm drain and into the creek... The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has identified the chemicals used in a firefighting operation that have been linked to a fish kill in Codornices Creek in Berkeley last week.