27 Jan '15, 2pm

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Download the 2014 Dam Removals list [PDF] Download a comprehensive list of dams removed 1998-2014 [PDF] Explore the interactive map of all dam removals Communities in 19 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 72 dams in 2014, restoring more than 730 miles of streams for the benefit of fish, wildlife and people. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin are represented on the list. “The river restoration movement in our country is stronger than ever. Communities nationwide are removing dams because they recognize that a healthy, free-flowing river is a tremendous asset,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers. American Rivers is the only organization ma...

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planetargon.com 27 Jan '15, 6pm

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Fish unable to pass through dams in U.S. presents 'cautionary tale' for developing world [2 yrs ago]

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news.mongabay.com 25 Jan '15, 9pm

Aerial view of Merrimack river system. Photo by: Doc Searls. Dams create a largely impenetrable barrier for fish even when...