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America's Most Endangered Rivers

Today American Rivers released its annual list of 10 most endangered rivers in America. For the last 26 years the environmental advocacy group has compiled a list to raise awareness of rivers which can be improved by public support. Last week the Obama Administration and EPA recommended that the river must be made clean enough for recreation.

Meanwhile, the old school commissioners of the Water Reclamation District are arguing yet again that adding a complete disinfection system to the city's sewage treatment plants will cost billions, and the bizarre claim that enabling recreation on the river will only lead to children drowning. Better to have those city children play with the cars in the street than in the park along the river, apparently.

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