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New River Basin

New River from below Claytor Lake Dam downstream ~ 68 miles to the VA/WV state line near the town of Glen Lyn in Giles County, VA (8/6/01; modified 12/13/04)

Giles Co., Montgomery Co., Pulaski Co. and Radford City

PCBs

Carp

DO NOT EAT

PCBs

Flathead Catfish

No more than two meals/month

PCBs

Channel Catfish

New River/Claytor Lake from the Rt. 77 bridge near Jackson Ferry downstream to Claytor Lake Dam including its tributaries Peak Creek up to the confluence with North Fork Peak Creek (Tract Fork) in Pulaski and Reed Creek up to the confluence with Miller near Rt. 121 bridge near Max Meadows. These river segments comprise ~68 miles. (12/13/04)

Pulaski Co. and Wythe Co.

PCBs

Carp

No more than two meals/month

PCBs

Smallmouth Bass

Bluestone River from the Rt. 460 bridge just south of Bluefield, VA downstream ~ 9 miles to VA/WV state line near the town of Yards in Tazewell County, VA (8/6/01; modified 12/13/04)

Tazewell Co.

PCBs

Carp

DO NOT EAT

PCBs

White Sucker

No more than two meals/month

PCBs

Rock Bass

PCBs

Largemouth Bass


Virginia Department of Health | Office of Epidemiology | Division of Public Health Toxicology | 109 Governor Street  Room 338C | Richmond, Virginia 23219 | Phone: (804)864-8182 | Fax: (804)864-8190


Last Updated: 03-29-2013

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