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  • Dams killing the environment
    Dams killing the environment
    Despite the fact that construction of dams worldwide has increased dramatically, very little research has been done on their effects. Some site specific studies are paid for by those who will profit from the electricity the dam generates, but they...
  • Hydroelectric power plant near Columbus, Nebraska
    Legislation could boost new hydroelectric power projects
    An August 20, 2013 story in Energy Collective predicts that the United States will in due course acquire 60 GW in hydroelectric energy, thanks to the recent passage of the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency bill and the Small Conduit Hydropower...
  • Summer tours offered at The Dalles Lock & Dam in Oregon
    Summer tours offered at The Dalles Lock & Dam in Oregon
    Back in my childhood, I spent many a summer vacation piling into the family station wagon and heading to Eastern Washington. My dad loved touring the dams in our state, whether it was Chief Joseph Dam in Bridgeport or the Grand Coulee Dam in Grand...
  • Almanac
    Record heat and collapsing dams
    Record heat and collapsing dams top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on September 12.1931 – The hot...
  • Celilo Village longhouse
    Columbia Gorge report 3: Feds keep word at their usual and accustomed pace
    When it comes to qualifying for economic stimulus money, no other project in the country may have been as shovel ready as the $300,000 contract to landscape the homes and community buildings of Celilo Village. It was planned, after all, during the...
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    40 Mile Kayak Marathon : Shiawassee River between Argentine and Corunna
    START - Shiawassee River in Argentine, Michigan at McCaslin Lake Road Bridge40 kayak miles paddled in a day - Argentine,Michigan to Corunna,MichiganBacking it all up - Waterproof Pentax Optio Wpi camera time-synched to a Garmin GPS 60 unithttp:/...