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September 13, 2013
Hydroelectric power makes big comeback at U.S. dams
Renewed interest could bring changes to scores of American dams.
By DAVID PITT
James Johnson, of Marshalltown, Iowa, fishes below the dam at Lake Red Rock in Iowa. A power company wants to drill two holes in the 110-foot high dam and run water through two turbines.
DES MOINES, Iowa — On a typical summer weekend, hundreds of boats glide across the shimmering surface of Iowa's Lake Red Rock, the state's largest body of water.
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