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Dams are old technology that harm wildlife

Jun 29, 2020
By Josh King

In a growing trend, dozens of aging dams are being removed from U.S. rivers every year, and wildlife populations are exploding as a result. In Maine, this has meant the return of millions of migratory fish, plus bald eagles and other birds who eat them. East Coast rivers have been dammed for hundreds of years, and many people have never seen a large river system in its natural state.

We aren't advocating tearing down Gross Dam. But why would we destroy our environment and endanger thousands of animals by expanding Gross Dam when clearly dams are old technology? Here's an interesting read.

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