Catawba River on list of America’s most endangered rivers

From Carolina News Service:

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Catawba River is number five on the newly released list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers. American Rivers ranked the Catawba that high mainly because of concerns about the effects of coal ash pollution on water quality and recreation. The soon-to-be-closed Duke Energy Riverbend coal ash pond near Charlotte is believed to be contributing to the pollution. (contd.) Podcast and entire story available:


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