By DAVID BORAKS
State health officials say striped bass in Lake Norman have been found with elevated levels of PCBs, a suspected cancer-causing chemical. In an announcement Tuesday night the N.C. Department of Health & Human Services advised against eating the fish, as well as large mouth bass, which may have dangerous levels of mercury.
The warning does not affect other kinds of fish in the lake, state officials said. And boating, swimming or other water activities are still considered safe, they said. Continue Readingby