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Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

The Gila River is the most endangered river of 2019. (Photo courtesy of Gila Conservation Coalition)

American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers, identifying ten rivers facing imminent threats. This year’s report spotlights the threat that climate change poses to rivers, clean water supplies, public safety and communities nationwide.

From water scarcity on New Mexico’s Gila River, named the #1 Most Endangered River in the country, to sea-level rise on the Hudson and flooding on the Upper Mississippi, America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019 illustrates what’s at stake and the choices facing communities.

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