Don’t get snowed. The ski industry is continuing to push the bill that is bad for your rivers and could roll back environmental protections. Aspen’s at it again. This time, they are promoting themselves in a video claiming that they are actively lobbying for solutions to the climate crisis. They even made a trip all… Read more »
Catawba River, SC July brought big victories for two legal cases initiated by American Rivers that will significantly benefit rivers in the Southeast. These victories would not have been possible without our close collaboration with and strong support from regional and local conservation organizations. In Georgia, the State Court of Appeals sided with American Rivers,… Read more »
Trout River, VT | John Little Last month President Obama signed into law the most significant river conservation bill in almost six years including protecting a slew of new Wild and Scenic Rivers. The legislation conserves 140 miles of new rivers along with 17,000 acres of important riverside land in Washington, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Vermont, and Oregon. The legislation also permanently protected watersheds… Read more »
Northern Rockies, Central Rockies, and the Midwest Long-Awaited Victory for the North Fork of the Flathead River North Fork Flathead River, MT | Scott Bosse American Rivers and our conservation partners scored a major win in the four-decade battle to defend the integrity of Montana’s North Fork of the Flathead River along the western boundary… Read more »
The Smith River in Montana provides an exceptional fishing opportunity that is treasured by Simms Fishing Products’ owner, K.C. Walsh. K.C. talks about a special trip that he took down the Smith, and why he’s against the proposed copper mine.
The Clean Water Rule seeks to answer the question: When does a body of water become a water of the United States, and in being so, protected by the Clean Water Act?
Washington, D.C.- American Rivers named the Carolinas’ Catawba River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2013 today, shining a national spotlight on the riverside coal ash ponds currently leaking pollution and threatening water quality, human health, and local fish populations. American Rivers and its partners are calling on the North Carolina Department of Environment and… Read more »
Washington, DC — American Rivers today criticized the Environmental Protection Agency for its so-called revised guidance on the Supreme Court’s 2006 Rapanos decision, saying thousands of miles of streams and clean water for millions of Americans remain at risk. The revised guidance does nothing to change the destructive approach created by the Bush Administration’s original… Read more »
(Washington, DC) – Oregon is ready to take a big step forward into the 21st century. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has made available $15 million in funding in the form of a set-aside for green infrastructure, and water and energy efficiency projects. American Rivers conducted a quick survey around the country… Read more »
Milwaukee — American Rivers announced today that it has opened a new office in Milwaukee that will focus on protecting clean water. Sean Foltz, former executive director of the Midwest Lakes Policy Center, will spearhead the organization’s efforts in Milwaukee. American Rivers, headquartered in Washington, DC, has offices around the country and has played a… Read more »