A recent report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency concluded that 55 percent of U.S. rivers and streams are in poor condition. When we see a number like that we might not realize how many rivers there are in the US...
Forty years ago, activists blocked plans to dam the Buffalo River, eventually getting Congress and President Nixon to designate the river as America's first National River. Now, a factory hog farm is putting one of Arkansas' most beautiful spots at risk.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, and while some great progress has been made, there are still many rivers which are endangered, including one flowing through our nation's capital.
The source of 70 percent of New Delhi's water, the Yamuna River is filthy with sewage and garbage, but people are now being drawn to its banks by a new art exhibit that seeks to raise awareness about the river's plight.