52,000 Fish Found Dead in Kansas City River

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is trying to figure out why 52,000 fish were found dead in Brush Creek just south of Kansas City.  A total of 1,900 common carp, 240 silver carp, and 50,000 sunfish went belly-up throughout a 4.5-mile stretch of the creek downstream from the Plaza, an upscale shopping district, and Mission Hills Country Club, a

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Take Down Those Dams: New Legislation Could Save Snake River Salmon

Rep. Mike Simpson, an Idaho Republican congressman, has just put the Northwest energy and agriculture sector on notice: Salmon and steelhead will join them at the table, and not as the entrée. In a video statement posted over the weekend, Simpson proposed a $33.5 billion plan to remove four Lower Snake River hydroelectric dams — to effectively let the river run

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