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A photo of the river near LACMRERS

Water quality, flooding mean low grade for major watershed

Mississippi River Watershed report Card Committee Chairman Larry Weber said the challenges faced along the rivers demand urgent action, including “smart investments in scientific information to improve decision-making and coordinated on-the-ground implementation.”

https://apnews.com/article/water-quality-mississippi-river-united-states-c7967545aeb0bb26069f96c15d82ec79AP News,Published on: December 8th, 2020

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