Algal blooms trigger mass fish deaths in western NSW

By Peter Hannam
Updated January 8 2019 - 3:34am, first published 3:33am
Perhaps a million fish or more may have died in a large blue-green algal bloom in the Menindee Weir Pool, south-east of Broken Hill.CREDIT:ROB GREGORY/FACEBOOK

The NSW government is investigating the cause and extent of "shocking" algal bloom events in the state's far west that may have killed a million or more fish.

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