Gaspé's York River not contaminated, says biologist
The York River is a popular salmon fishing destination, located downstream from the Gaspé landfill. Documents obtained by Radio-Canada appear to show above-normal levels of contaminants, including heavy metals and fecal coliforms. The city of Gaspé and the vigilance committee that monitors the York River say the run-off coming from the landfill is not causing significant contamination. Benjamin Gagnon, a biologist and assistant manager of the Société de gestion des rivières de Gaspé, tells us more. Listen here.