Goldstream River Turns Bright Green( Video)

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Water in the Goldstream River, at Goldstream Provincial Park in British Columbia, turned fluorescent green in the late afternoon of December 29, 2010. Ministry of Environment, Langford fire department and parks officials were investigating, but it was suspected to be a prank. The chemical that turned the river green has been confirmed as fluorescein. It is not toxic but can cause allergic reactions in people.