Northeaster News • State of the River examines microplastics, invasive species

While much of what we hear here about the Mississippi River revolves around proposed developments and how they will affect our access, do we know if the river’s safe to play in or fish once we get there?

The new State of the River Report 2016 answers those questions on broad and somewhat specific scales, lauds river-friendly achievements of the last four years to four decades, and raises some new concerns.

State of the River examines microplastics, invasive species