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Upper Colorado River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washingon, DC) – American Rivers named the Upper Colorado River Basin among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the need for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to prevent new water diversions and instead prioritize river protection and water conservation measures in... Read More

South Fork Edisto River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named the South Fork Edisto River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on excessive withdrawals that take too much water out of the river, threatening river health and downstream water users. “The America’s Most... Read More

Haw River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named the Haw River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the threat polluted runoff poses to drinking water supplies and recreation. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action to save... Read More

Colorado’s White River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named Colorado’s White River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the threat oil and gas development poses to fish and wildlife habitat, clean water, and recreation opportunities. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report... Read More

Gila River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named the Gila River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the threat that an expensive and unnecessary pipeline and diversion project poses to New Mexico’s last free-flowing river. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers... Read More

Washington’s White River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named Washington’s White River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the impacts of two Army Corps dams on salmon and steelhead runs and river health. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a... Read More

American Rivers announces America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

Most Endangered Rivers
April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers today announced its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®, naming California’s San Joaquin River the Most Endangered River in the country.  Outdated water management and excessive diversions, compounded by the current drought, have put the San Joaquin River at... Read More

House passes bill that will harm rivers nationwide

Climate Change & Rivers, Water Supply
March 14, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – The House of Representatives voted today to approve a bill that could dry up countless stretches of rivers and harm river restoration efforts nationwide. HR 3189, the so-called “Water Rights Protection Act” passed 238-174. “This bill is terrible news for rivers nationwide.... Read More

American Rivers and Google Maps launch Colorado River Street View to spotlight endangered river

Discover Rivers, Most Endangered Rivers, Water Supply
March 13, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – The Colorado River is the focus of a new Google Maps Street View project launched today in partnership with American Rivers. The imagery features the iconic Grand Canyon and marks the first time Google Maps has used the Street View technology on a major whitewater river in the U.S.... Read More