Latest Dam removal Stories

2010-02-26 11:30:00

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Rivers today called the breach of the Forge Pond Dam in Freetown a wake up call for dam owners statewide. The 300-year-old dam is one of the most unsafe dams in Massachusetts.

2010-02-18 09:00:00

Historic Klamath River agreements resolve decades of disputes, are models for collaborative solutions WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's official.

2010-01-11 14:15:00

CARMEL, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S.

2009-03-09 09:45:00

A federal judge said on Friday that the federal agency in charge of saving salmon in the Columbia River Basin from extinction should have a plan in place to remove dams on the lower Snake River if necessary.

2008-11-13 18:00:11

PacifiCorp said Thursday it had reached an agreement with state and federal officials that could lead to eventual removal of four dams on the Klamath River.

2008-09-25 15:00:29

By WALTER GRIFFIN; OF THE NEWS STAFF WINTERPORT - Residents have set in motion the possibility that Atlantic salmon could one day spawn along the Marsh Stream.

2008-09-15 15:00:00

By JOHN RICHARDSON In 1999, a federal proposal to declare the Atlantic salmon in eight Down East rivers an endangered species sparked an outcry and prolonged challenge by the governor, the state's congressional delegation and several Maine industries. What a difference nine years make.

2008-09-04 15:00:17

The federal government has loudly touted and helped to fund a historic project to remove dams on the Penobscot River.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By Walter Griffin, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 18--WINTERPORT, Maine -- The Town Council has agreed to hold a special town meeting on the unresolved matter of the West Winterport Dam. Town Manager Phil Pitula said Thursday the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to schedule a meeting later this year.

2007-09-06 12:06:48

CARBONTON, N.C., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Restoration Systems, L.L.C., an environmental restoration and mitigation firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, has reported an extraordinary occurrence in Central North Carolina's lazy and historic Deep River.

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