CP threatens New York’s trout population

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CP threatens New York’s trout population

The Catskills is famous for its trout fishing. The brook trout is our State Fish. The proposed Constitution Pipeline (CP) would threaten New York’s trout population. According to an article from the DEC magazine Conservationist: “Even the most adaptable trout cannot survive much human interference with its environment. All trout require cool, clean water and it is very easy for human activity to eliminate this condition. Activities such as clearing forests…can convert cool, fast-flowing gravelly streams into still, warm, silty waterways incapable of supporting trout.”

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