Elwha River Dam Removals Are a Step Closer With Permit

MacDonald, Adrian
March 2007
ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/19/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 11, p20
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The article deals with the efforts of the U.S. National Park Service to acquire permits for its plan to demolish Elwha and Glines Canyon dams at Olympic National Park in Washington. The Washington Department of Ecology has issued a state water-quality permit for the dam removal plans. The planned removal of the dams would give way for 2 wastewater treatment plant projects.


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