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Midwest receives $15 million To Remove Barriers To Fish Passage

Across the country, millions of dams and other barriers are fragmenting rivers, blocking fish migration and even putting communities at higher risk of flooding. Tens of thousands of dams in the U.S. are trapping fish into small sections of water which make it impossible for all types of aquatic animals to navigate, survive and reproduce. We at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are happy to announce that this year, $70 million dollars will be invested across the nation in unplugging these blockages from our rivers.

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