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Pollution hits Kingfisher Trail

Release date: 
Fri, 21/04/2017 (All day)
Main image: 
Kingfisher by Peter Hunter
A pollution incident which has affected a 25-mile stretch of the River Irwell will have consequences for our Kingfisher Trail.

The Environment Agency is investigating where the toxic chemicals came from after it hit a 25-mile stretch of the river from Rawtenstall to Manchester city centre.

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