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SD News Watch: What happens when we lose our freshwater mussels?

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Lee Strubinger
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This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Freshwater mussel numbers are steadily declining in South Dakota and across the country. This evidence is a sign of poor water quality and has conservationists concerned. Bart Pfankuch is content director with South Dakota News Watch. He joins us with a look at South Dakota Newswatch reporting on the issue.