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July 8, 2014

With dams gone, Elwha River ecosystem is repairing itself with stunning speed

By PHUONG LE
Associated Press

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson [enlarge]
The Elwha River flows freely through what was Lake Mills and past the old Glines Canyon Dam, where a construction crane stands. The final chunks of concrete are expected to fall this September.

PORT ANGELES — The final chunks of concrete are expected to fall this September in the nation's largest dam-removal project, but nature is already reclaiming the Elwha River on Washington's Olympic Peninsula.


 
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