The Minneapolis Star Tribune argues that protecting the Mississippi River is less costly than future cleanup in their article "Increasing pollution sparks plan to restore Mississippi River headwaters." Click the link to learn more!
In this op-ed piece, FBSR consultant John Davidson makes an argument for restoring the Missouri River Floodplains. Click here to read more.
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Friends of the Big Sioux River, a non-profit organization working toward improved water quality in the Big Sioux River, is warning that South Dakota’s state agency charged with protecting public health and natural resources from water pollution is inadequately funded and staffed to fulfill its statutory obligations.
Recently, in Doon, Iowa, 230,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into a flooded Little Rock River from a train derailment, endangering drinking water supplies. This spill will impact the lower Big Sioux and Missouri rivers. As emergency crews work to clean up the spill and mitigate any further damage, it is important to understand the negative impacts of our current energy supply. Is oil worth more than our drinking water? Would wind or solar power cause the same damage? Read more about this spill at the Argus Leader.