Posted by: Bob Payne | August 15, 2011

Alaska Governor Authorizes $4.5 Billion Dam Project

Because of old age and a desire to restore fisheries, in many parts of the United States old dams are being removed. But in Alaska, the state legislature and the governor want to build what would be one of the nation’s tallest hydroelectric facilities. If built, the 200-meter dam on the Susitna River would be the nation’s fifth tallest, completed by 2023.

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