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Environmental group puts Minnesota River back on 'most endangered' list

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MONTEVIDEO -- An environmental group opposed to the proposed $1.6 billion Big Stone II coal-fired plant has put the Minnesota River on its list of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers in America.

American Rivers, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday that it was placing the Minnesota River on its 2008 list due to what it called the threats posed by the power plant. It lists two main threats:

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