Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials were on the scene Monday of a fuel spill into the North Santiam River to see if the gasoline has harmed fish.
That area of the river is home to threatened Chinook salmon, ODFW spokeswoman Michelle Dennehy said.
“At this time they would have eggs incubating. That’s one potential impact,” she said.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency completed a round of air and water sampling Sunday along the river following the fuel spill near Idanha late Friday. It expects to get preliminary results Monday afternoon.
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