EMA sticks to its position that fish were dumped for no market value

The Environmental Management Authority is once again attempting to clarify the findings of tests conducted on dead fish found in the Gulf of Paria, saying, again, that the fish were mostly likely dumped be trawlers because they have no market value.

The EMA says there are justifiable reasons why Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons was detected in some types of fish but maintains that there was no evidence of COREXIT in fish or the water they tested.

The following is the EMA's statement"