Lower Colorado River tops list of most endangered in U.S.: ‘The future looks very bleak’

Lower Colorado River tops list of most endangered in U.S.: ‘The future looks very bleak’The Lower Colorado River topped this year’s list of the 10 rivers most in danger from pollution and environmental degradation — particularly if President Trump carries out his plans to undo protections put in place under the previous administration. American Rivers’ annual report, released Tuesday, cites the possible consequences of budget cuts proposed by President Trump for rivers throughout the United States. The Lower Colorado provides drinking water for one in 10 Americans, in metropolitan areas including Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix.



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