Alaska coho salmon. American Rivers image.

At no time in our history have we experienced an administration promoting the undermining of laws – reversing protections for clean water, rivers and public health

RIVERS AT STAKE – THE 2018 LIST FROM AMERICAN RIVERS:

Big Sunflower River, MS

Threat – Army Corps pumping project

At Risk – Critical wetlands and wildlife habitat

Rivers of Bristol Bay, AK

Threat – Mining

At risk – Clean water, salmon runs, indigenous culture

Boundary Waters, MN

Threat – Mining

At risk – Clean water, recreation economy

Lower Rio Grande, TX 

Threat – Border wall

At risk – River access, public safety, wildlife habitat

American Rivers image.

South Fork Salmon River, ID

Threat – Mining

At risk – Clean water, salmon habitat

Mississippi River Gorge, MN

Threat – Dams

At risk – Habitat, recreation opportunities

Smith River, MT 

Threat – Mining

At risk – Clean water, recreation 

Colville River, AK

Threat – Oil and gas development

At risk – Clean water, wildlife

Middle Fork Vermilion River, IL

Threat – Coal ash pollution

At risk – Clean water, Wild and Scenic River values

Kinnickinnic River, WI 

Threat – Dams

At risk – Blue-ribbon trout stream

The battery of threats facing America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2018 would have disastrous impacts that would last for generations

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