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The Allegheny Front Rewind: Mussels vs. Jobs

Freshwater mussels are some of the most endangered species in the world.

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State Decides on Bottling and Dredging

Rare mussels and spring water have stirred controversy in recent weeks.

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Dredging Showdown Over Rare Mussels

Big business has thrown a wrench in the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's plan to give more protection to rare mussels in the

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Dredgers Agree to Fish Surveys

Three river dredgers have ended their lawsuit against the state over new permit conditions on western Pennsylvania rivers.

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News Analysis: New River Dredging Permits May Impact Industry in Western PA

For the last 100 years, commercial dredgers have removed tons of sand and gravel from the bottoms of the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers.

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