Interior Department dissolves National Blueways System amid widespread criticism

  • by: BILL DRAPER , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 3, 2014 - 2:10 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A U.S. Interior Department program intended to recognize conservation efforts along the nation's waterways was dissolved on Friday amid opposition from landowners and politicians who feared it would lead to increased regulations and possible land seizures.

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