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Together we can protect our River!
The Mississippi is truly America's River-a critical source of water
for 18 million people, a diverse habitat for wildlife, the backbone of
our economy and a rich part of our heritage. Because the River runs
through 10 states and connects 31 states through its vast tributary
system, you don't have to live on the River to have a big impact on the
Today, the once mighty Mississippi River is in trouble. Pollution from
untreated sewage, farms and factories along with weak enforcement of
water laws has caused our great River to decline. The Mississippi River
is a part of us and our communities and its poor health impacts us all.