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Yellow fish fight fat in our waters

The Environment Agency has been spraying pictures of yellow fish next to drains in Teignmouth to warn people that pouring fat down them will pollute the sea.

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Campaign to stop waste being poured down drains

Campaign to stop waste being poured down drains Credit: ITV News West Country

Little yellow fish have been painted next to many of the drains in Teignmouth. The Environment Agency has sprayed them as part of a campaign to prevent people pouring waste down them, particularly fat.

They're storm water drains that discharge straight into the sea, so any other waste will pollute the local waters.

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