“As floodwaters from major storms move downstream, they carry those pollutants, which can create ‘dead zones’ or areas where fish and other animals can’t live.” 2 And, as UNC scientist Hans Paerl explains, “In the discharges after hurricanes Floyd and Matthew, these dead zones grew large enough to affect shellfish and finfish habitats for miles. Fish kills lasted for months.’” https://www.healthnutnews.com/nasa-can-see-dark-polluted-carolina-rivers-spilling-into-the-ocean-from-space/