“Setting the river free”: The removal of the Edwards dam and the restoration of the Kennebec River

@article{Crane2009SettingTR,
  title={“Setting the river free”: The removal of the Edwards dam and the restoration of the Kennebec River},
  author={J. Crane},
  journal={Water History},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={131-148}
}
  • J. Crane
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • Water History
The Edwards Dam, located on the Kennebec River of Maine, in the state’s capitol city, was removed in 1999 to restore fisheries such as alewives, striped bass, American shad, and endangered short-nosed sturgeon. The dam removal was ordered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the express purpose of restoring fisheries, the first time ever this was done in American history. This article examines the local environmental advocacy for river and fisheries restoration and the process… Expand
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