These Are the 10 Most Endangered Rivers in the U.S.
America's waterways face renewed threats from industry-friendly environmental policies, a new report finds.
If you were to travel down all of the rivers in the U.S., you would have logged more than three million miles.
There are more than 25,000 of them, and they flow through every single state. Some, however, are better off than others.
In an annual report released by environmental non-profit group American Rivers, 10 were listed as the most “endangered” of this year.
“The label is for rivers facing a critical decision point in the coming years,” says Amy Kober, a representative from the organization. Their endangered river designation, she explains, isn't for the country's most polluted rivers or rivers at risk of completely drying up. Unlike the endangered label given to animals, endangered rivers are the ones