NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

DEM Finds Selenium Standards Adequate

Record #:
The North Carolina Division of Environmental Management recently studied the toxicity of selenium in freshwater. Selenium was a priority review because the decline of fish populations in Hyco and Belews Lakes had been associated with the chemical. The study confirms that the present selenium criteria are adequate to protect freshwater aquatic life.