Tag Archive: environmetal impact

Jul 09

Old Dams Die Hard

Deteriorating dam infrastructure is a “dam” shame. Listen up: Let’s face it: no dam lives forever. Many of the nation’s estimated 75,000 dams have been providing important services like hydropower or irrigation since the early 1900s—and their time for removal or serious repair has come. How do such sturdy structures crumble in the first place? …

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