A river might run through it again: criteria for consideration of dam removal and interim lessons from California.

@article{Pejchar2001ARM,
  title={A river might run through it again: criteria for consideration of dam removal and interim lessons from California.},
  author={L Pejchar and Koko Warner},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2001},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={561-75}
}
Resource managers are increasingly being challenged by stakeholder groups to consider dam removal as a policy option and as a tool for watershed management. As more dam owners face high maintenance costs, and rivers as spawning grounds for anadromous fish become increasingly valuable, dam removal may provide the greatest net benefit to society. This article reviews the impact of Endangered Species Act listings for anadromous fish and recent shifts in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's… CONTINUE READING