Oil Sheen From Sunken Tender Closes Igushik River Fishery Again

Photo courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Photo courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Bristol Bay fishermen at the mouth of the Igushik River were shut down again this afternoon, following reports of oil in their nets. An aerial survey flown earlier today observed a mile and a half long sheen of oil coming from the sunken tender Lone Star.

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