The Connecticut River, once considered a beautiful sewage system, has had a lot of good environmental news over the past few decades. But recently it was touched with a bit of bad. The federal government has announced it is ending a roughly 50-year-old program to restore salmon to the river.

Officials say the program isn’t working well enough to justify the cost. And, at roughly $40,000 per fish, it’s hard to say they’re out of line. Still, for people who love that river, it’s a serious disappointment. (READ MORE)