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Nationwide assessment of streams and rivers
« on: March 31, 2013, 11:55:33 AM »
A few years back I helped do some of the fieldwork for a nationwide survey of the health of our rivers and streams. The EPA just released a draft copy of their report, and it's pretty depressing -- over half of all the sampled rivers were in "poor" shape, and just over a fifth were in "good" shape.

The full report is here:

and the Clif Notes version here:

There's some interesting little tidbits in here.