Read the full article by Laura Schulte (Milwuakee Journal Sentinel)

“The Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to limit their consumption of rock bass caught in the Bay of Green Bay and some of its tributaries, after the fish were found to have high levels of ‘forever chemicals’ in their bodies. 

The department said in a Tuesday release that rock bass should not be consumed more than once a week, if harvested from the Bay or any of its tributaries, including the Peshtigo, Oconto and Menominee Rivers. 

Low levels of PFAS were found within other species of fish in the rivers, but results were not high enough to warrant any other advisories. 

…PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate), one of the most well-researched in the family of compounds, was the compound found to be elevated within the fish from the bay and its tributaries.”…