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Most Endangered Rivers
We have heard the news about the deteriorating ozone layer burning a hole that will surely fire death rays and molecules directly at Los Angeles. Today, American Rivers Outreach, a national non-profit conservation organization dedicated to protecting and restoring healthy natural rivers and the variety of life they sustain for people, fish, and wildlife released their study on the 10 most endangered rivers for 2006. And no, the Los Angeles River is not on the list. But many beautiful amazing places in the country are - including Upper Yellowstone River in Montana and The Williamette River in Oregon.
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Here is the full list:
1. Pajaro River (California)
2. Upper Yellowstone River (Montana)
3. Willamette River (Oregon)
4. Salmon Trout (Michigan)
5. Shenandoah River (Virginia, West Virginia)
6. Boise River (Idaho)
7. Caloosahatchee River (Florida)
8. Bristol Bay (Alaska)
9. San Jacinto River (Texas)
10. Verde River (Arizona)