Minnesota River back on 'most endangered' list
MONTEVIDEO -- The Minnesota River has landed once again on the list of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers in America, this time due to plans for the $1.6 billion, Big Stone II coal-fired power plant.
American Rivers, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday that it was placing the Minnesota River on its 2008 list due to what it called the threats posed by the power plant. It lists two main threats:
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