September 2011
High Country News;9/19/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 16, p18
An essay on the biggest dam-removal project in the U.S. history is presented. It accounts the removal of both the Glines Canyon and Elwha Dams on Olympic Peninsula of Washington on September 17, 2011. It relates that the removal of the 210-foot-high Glines Canyon Dam will be the biggest dam-commissioning in the nation.


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