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5:35 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Current River in Mo. ranked as one of nation's "most endangered"

The Current River in Missouri.
(via Wikimedia Commons)

A national river quality organization has listed Missouri's Current River as a victim of over-use, and one of the most endangered rivers in America.

The report by American Rivers shows that in 1984 the Current River in the Ozark Riverways Scenic Park had only 13 access points.

Today, there are more than 130, leading to erosion, pollution and overuse.

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