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Cleaner Power and Flowing Water: Finding Balance Between Smart Renewable Energy and River Protection By Michelle Lakly – The Nature Conservancy – January 24, 2019 If there were any lingering doubts about just how dangerous, and imminent climate change really … Continue reading

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Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation is Affecting Global Water Cycles By Fred Pearce – Yale Environment 360 – July 24, 2018 Every tree in the forest is a fountain, sucking water out of the ground through its roots and … Continue reading

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There’s no “Sweet Spot” – What the Colorado River Needs is “Real Balance”  By Jeffrey Odefey – American Rivers – April 27, 2018 Over the last week, those of us who eat, sleep, and drink Colorado River issues have watched … Continue reading

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Dam Busters By Paul Greenberg – Hakai Magazine – April 4, 2017 In staid New England, if a younger man drives onto the property of an elderly woman and threatens to knock something down, you expect pushback: an argument, a … Continue reading

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Public Land Giveaway Would be Disastrous for Rivers By Davide Moryc – American Rivers – January 9, 2017 On the first day of the new Congress the new Republican led U.S. House voted to ease the transfer of public lands … Continue reading

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How The Ski Industry Could Sell Off Your Rivers To The Highest Bidder By Jim Bradley – American Rivers Blog – March 29, 2015 As the snow melts, the National Ski Areas Association turned their attention, once again, to waiving … Continue reading

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At the end of March the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft report on the quality of our nation’s rivers and streams.  The study found that 55% of the country’s rivers and streams do not support a healthy population … Continue reading

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Restoring America’s Rivers: Preparing for the Future Communities across the nation are facing increasingly extreme storms that bring damaging floods. These events can strain outdated infrastructure and endanger public safety. Restoring America’s Rivers tells the story of how community leaders … Continue reading

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There is one question that I have been asked several times a year every year beginning in 2001.  It is– “How many states have passed legislation to protect wetlands no longer protected under the Clean Water Act following SWANCC?” This … Continue reading

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