1960 December + 1963: Myrtle Creek Myrtleford Fish Kill. Pesticide: DDT

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In December 1960, fish died in the Myrtle Creek, Myrtleford, after boom-spraying of tobacco nearby with DDT…

Wodonga fisheries officer, ***, quoted another case on the Myrtle Creek in 1963 when a flash flood had lifted a tin of poison from a normally safe place.

The tin had leaked and dead fish were found.

Newspaper Article 1966. (Victorian Pesticide Inquiry)