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Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fish kill that occurred 6/30/13 on the Little Calumet River in Lake County, near Munster. Indiana Conservation Officers, along with the Lake County Haz-Mat team responded to a ¼ mile long area near Calumet Ave to find over 200 dead fish of varying size and species along the banks of the river. Water samples were collected for testing by IDEM to determine if pollutants were present in the river. Samples of the dead fish were also collected for analysis by DNR fisheries biologists. The multi-agency investigation is on-going at this time. Anyone with possible information about the fish kill is encouraged to contact Indiana Conservation Officer Central Dispatch at 812-837-9536.
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