15 May '12, 4am

New post: Announcing America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2012

New post: Announcing America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2012

Potomac as America’s #1 Most Endangered River for 2012 because of the threat from urban and agricultural pollution. While the Potomac River is cleaner than it used to be, pollution is still a serious problem – and it could get much worse if Congress rolls back critical clean water safeguards. As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act this year, the Potomac – known as “the nation’s river” as it flows by the capital -- is emblematic of what’s at stake for rivers nationwide.

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/jthomasblate-...

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