America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019 list coming April 16

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From American Rivers:

  • List highlights climate change as top threat to nation’s rivers and water supplies
  • Ohio’s Cuyahoga to receive special honor
  • Advance materials available upon request

American Rivers and partners will announce the annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers® on April 16. This year’s list spotlights how climate change is impacting the nation’s rivers and water supplies, threatening public health and safety. The annual report spotlights ten rivers facing critical decisions where public action can make a difference and advance solutions.

Rivers in the following states will be named to the 2019 list: Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Washington

In addition, American Rivers will announce a special honor for Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River.

Advance materials are available for journalists who agree to the media embargo, which lifts at 12:01am eastern time on April 10.

To receive advance materials or to schedule an interview, please contact Amy Kober at American Rivers, 503-708-1145.

WHAT:  Release of America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2019

WHEN: April 16, 2019

WHO: American Rivers and partners

CONTACT: Amy Kober, American Rivers, 503-708-1145, akober@americanrivers.org

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