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Middle Mississippi River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014

April 9, 2014 Contact: (Washington, DC) – American Rivers named the Middle Mississippi River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014 today, shining a national spotlight on the threat a new levee at the New Madrid Floodway poses to wildlife habitat and downstream flood safety. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action… Read more

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

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 the state water plan. “The America’s… Read more

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

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 Endangered Rivers report is a call… Read more

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

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 rivers that are at a critical… Read more

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

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 is a call to action to… Read more

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

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 report is a call to action… Read more

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

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 call to action to save rivers… Read more

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

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 a breaking point. American Rivers is… Read more