‘Alarming’: Toxic tyre particles in road runoff fatal to fish, study finds

Rainwater containing toxic chemicals is washing off roads, entering rivers and killing fish, according to a new study which has identified a lethal compound found in tyres.

by Rachel Salvidge
Cpho salmon have been killed by tyre particle additives, researchers found. Photograph: Thomas Kline/Getty Images
Cpho salmon have been killed by tyre particle additives, researchers found. Photograph: Thomas Kline/Getty Images

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