RIVER AMONG THE MOST DANGEROUS IN THE COUNTRY. THE RIVER EXTENDS FROM LAKE ITASCA IN MINNESOTA TO THE GULF OF MEXICO. A NEW AMERICAN RIVERS REPORT HAS RANKED THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER THE SIXTH MOST DANGEROUS RIVER IN 2022 DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND POLLUTION. THE NON-PROFIT FRIENDS OF MISSISSIPPI RIVEISR NOT SURPRISED BY THE RESULTS. THE GREATEST THREAT TO THE MISSISSIIPP RIVER IN MINNESOTA IS RUNOFF POLLUTION. WHETHER URBAN LANDSCAPES OR AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPES. WE NEED NATURE AND NATURE IS HERE ON THIS RIVER AND WE MUST PROTECT IT. THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS HOME TO OVER 800 SPECIES AND CREATES ECONOMIC ACTIVITY ESTIMATED AT $400 BILLION EVERY YEAR. LEGISLATIVES CONSIDERING LEGISLATION

The Mississippi River, one of the most threatened in the country

A new report has ranked the Mississippi River among the nation’s most endangered. American Rivers has listed the Mississippi River as the sixth most threatened river of 2022 due to climate change and pollution. The river stretches from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. and is home to more than 800 animal species and creates economic activity estimated at $400 billion each year. Lawmakers are considering legislation that, if passed, would fund $300 million for river improvements.

A new report has ranked the Mississippi River among the nation’s most endangered.

American Rivers has listed the Mississippi River as the sixth most threatened river of 2022 due to climate change and pollution.

The river stretches from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico and is home to more than 800 animal species and creates economic activity estimated at $400 billion each year.

Lawmakers are considering legislation that, if passed, would fund $300 million for river improvements.