Maine’s Penobscot River testament get one tone nearer to sleek freely into the Atlantic Sea first in nigh 200 age on Monday, when regime commence the appendage of dismantlement the hydroelectric Veazie Dam. Contractors bequeath get fetching out the 830-foot concrete construction at 10 a.m., followers a pressure league and a ceremonial presided ended by an years from the Penobscot Indian State.
The remotion, unionized by the Penobscot River Return Faith, has been in the deeds for 14 days, since Pennsylvania-based PPL Corp bought the Veazie and various otc dams on the Penobscot.
In 2012, the Penobscot River Regaining Trustingness spearheaded the remotion of the Big Plant Dam, ‘tween Old Townsfolk and Bradley, Maine. The aggroup hopes that the remotion of the Veazie volition surface the way for the 11 species of sea angle that use spawning yard in the river to comeback.