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The non-profit advocacy group American Rivers is naming the Potomac the nation’s most endangered river, saying it is threatened by nutrient and sediment pollution that lowers the quality of drinking water and kills marine life. The group’s annual report titled, “America’s Most Endangered Rivers,” notes what local friends of the Potomac have said for years: […]

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In Appalachia – More than 500 mountains blown apart by massive explosions; One million-plus acres of forest and riparian habitat destroyed; More than 2000 miles of headwater streams buried in rubble; Water quality degraded by salinity, selenium, sulfuric acid… >READ Summary Mountaintop Mining Consequences

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