Officials Scrap Plan To Remove Dams To Restore Atlantic Salmon

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After receiving significant pushback from multiple stakeholders, and the threat of a lawsuit, Maine officials have dropped a proposal for restoring endangered Atlantic salmon to the Kennebec River. The plan called for the removal of two hydroelectric dams and the consideration of removing two more.

LINK (via: Maine Public Radio)

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