Half of US Rivers In ‘Poor Condition For Aquatic Life,’ Mainly On East Coast, EPA Survey Shows

More than half of America’s rivers and streams contain water that is in “poor condition for aquatic life,” with increasing pollution and erosion endangering several species, according to a survey. The Environmental Protection Agency assessed data from 2,000 rivers and streams in 2008-2009, the most recent figures available that showed 55 percent of waterways to be in […]