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The Sacramento Bee
Drownings on Sacramento’s major rivers are double yearly averageFigures released this week by the Sacramento County coroner support the percept
Drownings on Sacramento’s major rivers are double yearly average
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 hours ago
Figures released this week by the Sacramento County coroner support the perception that 2015 has been the worst year in recent memory for drownings on Sacramento’s two major rivers. There have been more than twice as many drownings on the Sacramento... Read more
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Missoula Independent
We know betterThe mustard-colored water flowing down the Animas River in southwestern Colorad
We know better
Missoula Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
The mustard-colored water flowing down the Animas River in southwestern Colorado is a painful reminder of the lengthy gestation time of environmental disasters. The ugly surge was unleashed in early August by an EPA contractor, which unwittingly... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Sacramento County Cracks Down, Raises Awareness About Water SafetySACRAMENTO — Triple-digit heat is sending many people to the water, but after
Sacramento County Cracks Down, Raises Awareness About Water Safety
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 10 days ago
SACRAMENTO — Triple-digit heat is sending many people to the water, but after a string of drownings, Sacramento County is trying to crack down and raise awareness. Large signs display a serious message. Underneath — free life vests. And still,... Read more
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express
River runs ORANGE from THREE MILLION gallons of spilled toxic chemicalsPICTURED: THESE unbelievable images show a major river running ORANGE after t
River runs ORANGE from THREE MILLION gallons of spilled toxic chemicals
express / Posted 15 days ago
PICTURED: THESE unbelievable images show a major river running ORANGE after three million gallons of toxic chemicals leaked into waterways, threatening one of the biggest... Read more
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Ogle County News
Coordinators needed for Rock River Sweep Sept. 12Section Coordinators are currently planning clean-ups in the Hustiford, Horicon
Coordinators needed for Rock River Sweep Sept. 12
Ogle County News / Posted 15 days ago
Section Coordinators are currently planning clean-ups in the Hustiford, Horicon and Watertown areas of Wisconsin, and in the Rockton, Roscoe, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockford, Byron, and Oregon areas of Illinois. � However, many other areas... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Restrictions to remain for rivers hardest hit by Colorado mine waste spillTwo rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hit hardest by toxic waste spilled from a
Restrictions to remain for rivers hardest hit by Colorado mine waste spill
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 15 days ago
Two rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hit hardest by toxic waste spilled from a defunct gold mine will remain closed to drinking water and irrigation intakes for at least another week, but test samples show a gradual ebbing of contamination,... Read more
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Reuters
Rivers hardest hit by Colorado mine waste spill to stay closed until Aug 17Two rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hardest hit by contamination from toxic w
Rivers hardest hit by Colorado mine waste spill to stay closed until Aug 17
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
Two rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hardest hit by contamination from toxic wastewater spilled from a defunct gold mine will remain closed to drinking water and irrigation intakes for at least another week, U.S. environmental officials said. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Colorado mine waste spill will keep rivers closed for at least another weekTwo rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hardest hit by contamination from toxic w
Colorado mine waste spill will keep rivers closed for at least another week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Two rivers in Colorado and New Mexico hardest hit by contamination from toxic wastewater spilled from a defunct gold mine will remain closed to drinking water and irrigation intakes for at least another week, U.S. environmental officials said. The... Read more
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Denver Post
Best: Kicking the environmental can down the riverThe mustard-colored water flowing down the Animas River in southwestern Colorad
Best: Kicking the environmental can down the river
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
The mustard-colored water flowing down the Animas River in southwestern Colorado is a painful reminder of the lengthy gestation time of environmental disasters. The ugly surge was unleashed last week by an EPA contractor, which unwittingly breached... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Removing dam won’t save Yuba salmonFor the first time in 100 years, spring-run Chinook salmon could return to thei
Removing dam won’t save Yuba salmon
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
For the first time in 100 years, spring-run Chinook salmon could return to their historical spawning habitat in the Sierra Nevada’s North Yuba River under a framework agreement recently announced by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Going to a Sacramento river this weekend? Take safety guidelines seriouslyAnother weekend provides renewed opportunities for recreation in the Sacramento
Going to a Sacramento river this weekend? Take safety guidelines seriously
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
Another weekend provides renewed opportunities for recreation in the Sacramento area. It also spotlights the need for safety. Sacramento river waters have been deadly this summer, but that’s not unusual. People drown in the Sacramento and American... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Body recovered from Sacramento RiverA man’s body was recovered Wednesday afternoon from the Sacramento River near M
Body recovered from Sacramento River
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
A man’s body was recovered Wednesday afternoon from the Sacramento River near Miller Park. Sacramento Police Department officers and Sacramento Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a body in the American River near the 2700 block of... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
Wet for 50:The river starts as nothing, just a trickle of snowmelt in the high Rockies, th
Wet for 50:
Boulder Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
The river starts as nothing, just a trickle of snowmelt in the high Rockies, the wet drops of a winter’s precipitation falling off of lichen-covered rocks, streaking cliffs in dark zebra stripes of moisture. But it grows bigger quickly. The... Read more

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