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Hundreds of Dead Fish Found Floating in Hudson River in Bergen County

Bergen County

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection was called to the scene to assist in the investigation of a large number of fish found dead in the Hudson River in Bergen County today.

According to preliminary reports, at approximately 4:30 p.m., residents at 100 Tower Drive in Edgewater contacted police after observing nearly 400 dead fish floating in the river.

Several Bergen County police departments also received calls complaining of dead fish from the Ross Dock Picnic Area, Palisades Interstate Park, and residents in Fort Lee.

The incident is in its early stages of the investigation and officials have not released further details at this time.