Friday, August 12, 2022

Poland's Second Longest River, The Oder, Has Just Died From Toxic Pollution

Poland’s second longest river, the Oder, has just died from toxic pollution – Mercury levels beyond imagination – 10 tons of fish dead – They knew since 2 weeks but did not alarm!
Strange Sounds

Poland’s second longest river, the Oder, has just died from toxic pollution. Fish will be eaten by birds, mammals and maybe humans along the river… People living along the river use it for almost everything (drinking, daily care, washing, watering their crops, grazing their animals… This could be huge!

In addition to solvents, German authorities have detected mercury levels beyond the scale of measurements.

More than 10 tons of fish haver already been collected along the river, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg…

The Polish government, aware of this water poisoning since two weeks as huge numbers of dead fish were first spotted near the southwestern Polish town of Olawa in late July, along with dead animals such as beavers… But these mad officials remained silent and didn’t alarm anybody…

Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced Thursday that soldiers and reservists were being deployed to help remove pollutants from the river, which is known as the Oder in German and the Odra in Polish and Czech. It flows north for hundreds of miles from the Oder Mountains of Czechia and empties into the Baltic Sea.

Only today, in the midst of a media storm, the marshal of the Lubuskie region has filed a motion to declare a state of natural disaster along the country’s second longest river.. “Under no circumstances are people allowed to go near the Oder River…” she said.

From Sky News and AP News:

At least 10 tonnes of dead fish have been pulled out of the River Oder which flows along part of Poland’s border with Germany – as officials warn people not to enter the water due to possible contamination.

Anglers and volunteers removed the dead fish from the 200km (124 mile) stretch of the river north of Olawa in southwest Poland, the head of the agency which manages the country’s national waters has said.

Przemyslaw Daca, head of State Water Holding, also called the situation a gigantic ecological catastrophe.

No comments: