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Restoring Our Water Systems Should Be Top Priority for Biden Administration

By Katy Neusteter

The Biden-Harris transition team identified COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equity and climate change as its top priorities. Rivers are the through-line linking all of them. The fact is, healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress. Rivers and streams provide more than 60 percent of our drinking water — and a clear path toward public health, a strong economy, a more just society and greater resilience to the impacts of the climate crisis.


Public Health

Wild and Scenic Merced River, California. Bob Wick / BLM

Let’s begin with COVID-19. More than

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