CONSERVATION EASEMENT AS PART OF A $2.2 MILLION DEC FINE FOR A LARGE FISH KILL. Result of Lagoon Breach 3,000,000 gallons spilled into the Black River 250,000+ fish killed Strongly scented tide moved through Watertown Water supplies shut down River activities shut down. NYS DEC Actions.
Result of Lagoon Breach3,000,000 gallons spilled into the Black River250,000+ fish killedStrongly scented tide moved through WatertownWater supplies shut downRiver activities shut down
NYS DEC Actions
$2.2 Million Fine for Fish Kill
(250,000 x $10 = $2.2 Million±)
$1.5 Million = Environmental Contribution
$700,000 = Cash or Equivalent