March 30, 2015
The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is investigating the cause of an major fish kill in Portmore, St. Catherine.
The public is being urged to refrain from collecting or eating fish from the area since the cause of death is not ascertained. Death to the fishes could be from ingestion of toxic substances or biological impacts.
The fish kill is reported from the canal behind Westchester Community in the vicinity of Dawkins Pond in Portmore, St. Catherine.
NEPA with the support of the Marine Police is investigating the cause of the fish kill.