The #ColoradoRiver in the Grand Canyon is American Rivers’ #1 endangered river for 2015

Click here to go to the American Rivers website. here’s an excerpt:

Colorado River in the Grand Canyon

Millions of Americans recognize the Grand Canyon as one of the most iconic landscapes on the planet. But this natural masterpiece of the Colorado River faces a battery of threats.

A proposed industrial-scale construction project in the wild heart of the canyon, radioactive pollution from uranium mining, and a proposed expansion of groundwater pumping at Tusayan, all threaten the Grand Canyon’s wild nature and unique experience that belongs to every American.

Unless the Department of the Interior acts to stop these threats, one of our nation’s greatest natural treasures will be scarred forever.

Click here to read the report.

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