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New Annual Report Says Lehigh River Ranked in the Top 10 Most Endangered Waterways

: Lehigh Canal in Walnutport, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
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: Lehigh Canal in Walnutport, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Water quality in the Lehigh River is in jeopardy because of development. That’s according to an annual report about the state of U.S. rivers out Tuesday by the conservation organization American Rivers. WHYY’s Zoe Read reports the Lehigh made the organization’s list of “most endangered” waterways.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 4/19/23)

Zoë Read is WHYY’s watershed reporter. She joined WHYY in 2015 as a multimedia reporter covering Delaware news for the web and FM.