13 Sep '11, 4pm

Why is the Elwha restoration so special? Here’s a quick Q&A explaining why.

Why is the Elwha restoration so special? Here’s a quick Q&A explaining why.

Many people and groups, including the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, have worked for decades to restore the Elwha. American Rivers has advocated for dam removal on the Elwha for more than 25 years. We intervened in the relicensing proceedings early on, and challenged the relicensing of a dam in a national park. We helped move forward the 1992 legislation that authorized dam removal. More recently, American Rivers helped secure more than $50 million in federal funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for the Elwha River restoration project.

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/akober-201109...

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