Mystery Shrimp Die-off in Chile: Are Two Nearby Coal-fired Power Stations Responsible? – March 21 2013


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Mystery over Coronel, a town 330 miles south of Santiago, Chile, where millions of dead shrimps wash ashore and dye beach bright red.

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Fisherman blame two nearby coal-fired power stations (Bocamina 1 and 2 plants owned by regional power generator Endesa, and the Santa Maria plant controlled by Chilean power company Colbun) which have probably heated the waters.

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