Is anybody out there surprised about this?
A new EPA study shows concentrations of toxic chemicals in fish tissue from lakes and reservoirs in nearly all 50 U.S. states. For the first time, EPA is able to estimate the percentage of lakes and reservoirs nationwide that have fish containing potentially harmful levels of chemicals such as mercury and PCBs.
Say thank you to the Bush administration. This is what you get when you allow industry to go unregulated. People are surprised to learn just how cold and callus industry is. The sooner YOU understand that industry exists for one reason and one reason only–profit–the better our society will be. It’s not even reasonable to expect industry to have morals. Industry is psychopathic so the only way to force good behavior is to make sure the penalty is not worth the price.
…rare exceptions do exist.