By Meredith Ley, WSAV – “STATESBORO, GA — Just one year after the largest fish kill in Georgia history, more fish have been found dead along the Ogeechee River banks–prompting a swimming and fishing advisory in Bulloch and Effingham counties.
Nearly forty thousand fish died in the Ogeechee River last year. A textiles company — King America Finishing — was found to be at least partly to blame.
Here is the breakdown:
King America was fined one million dollars for illegal dumping of several chemicals not allowed in its permit.
Those include formaldehyde and ammonia.
The dumping had been going on for five years.
Just after our story aired this Monday on news three at six a viewer called and said he had seen more dead fish at 301 landing.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper spent most of yesterday searching the river, and found more.
Then Thursday, the DNR was out at…
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