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Resource ID: #18328
Subject: Dams
Source: Outside
Date: February


Outside reports on the growing sentiments beyond environmental circles for decommissioning dams. While dams provide clean power and stimulate the economy with recreation, they also can have far reaching environmental impact. In Lewiston, Idaho it's costing more money to barge endangered fish down to the sea each year than electricity generated. Some big dams may have outlived their usefulness, the article suggests.

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