Dam removal for dummies

November 2010
High Country News;11/8/2010, Vol. 42 Issue 19, p7
The article offers information on several tips on dam destruction in the U.S. It notes that since 2007 until 2009, several dam removals were materialized in several states such as in California, Oregon, and Washington for the purpose of salmon and steelhead restoration. It highlights the 360-foot-wide Gold Ray, a defunct hydroelectric dam near Medford, Oregon.


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