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The province continues to investigate CN Rail’s use of herbicide along the Skeena River 

Northern View    Shannon Lough Nov 18 2017

The environmentalist group sampled some of the leaves in the area around the tracks and discovered glyphosate residue. “The leaves were sampled directly overhanging salmon bearing waters, while there is a general five meter pesticide free buffer requirement in B.C. Based on the amount of dead vegetation I saw adjacent to and overhanging the water along the hundred kilometer stretch, I believe that a tremendous amount of herbicide likely entered the water, putting fish at risk,”

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Prince Rupert news- Glyphosate residue found on dead leaves next to CN tracks

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The province continues to investigate CN Rail’s use of herbicide along the Skeena River 

Northern View    Shannon Lough Nov 18 2017

The environmentalist group sampled some of the leaves in the area around the tracks and discovered glyphosate residue. “The leaves were sampled directly overhanging salmon bearing waters, while there is a general five meter pesticide free buffer requirement in B.C. Based on the amount of dead vegetation I saw adjacent to and overhanging the water along the hundred kilometer stretch, I believe that a tremendous amount of herbicide likely entered the water, putting fish at risk,”