Investigation shows Throsby Creek fish kill was caused by critically low dissolved oxygen levels

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated February 22 2022 - 7:46am, first published January 17 2022 - 12:43am
Looking for answers: Tighes Hill resident Jonathon Love with some of the dead fish. Picture: Peter Lorimer

Poor oxygen levels have been blamed for a mass fish kill in Newcastle's Throsby Creek.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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