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Deadbeat dams why we should abolish the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and tear down Glen Canyon Dam by Daniel Perry Beard

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Water-supply,
  • Government policy,
  • Dams,
  • Reclamation of land,
  • United States,
  • United States. Bureau of Reclamation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Include index.

StatementDaniel P. Beard, Former Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 B43 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 143 pages
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27195682M
ISBN 101555664601
ISBN 109781555664602
LC Control Number2015001554
OCLC/WorldCa900795662

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“Deadbeat Dams is a courageous book and much needed caveat published just when the dam builders are starting their latent cataclysmic assault on the rivers of the American West. As a former Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation appointed by President Clinton, Dan Beard’s voice and leadership are needed more than ever to protect and. The Bureau of Reclamation should be abolished and Glen Canyon Dam should be torn down, former agency head Daniel P. Beard says in his new book, “Deadbeat Dams.” Beard discussed his book on Thursday, April 2 at Back of Beyond Books with a crowd of around He told the audience that the bureau was an outdated, ineffective and hugely.   Partly because Cadillac Desert was published more than 20 years ago, however, one should augment it with a much shorter book that was released .   Last month, Clinton-era Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Daniel Beard published a book calling for the abolishment of his own former agency. Deadbeat Dams: Why .

  Those deadbeat dams should be taken down and added to the list of dams in the process of being removed along the White Salmon River in Washington, the . Deadbeat Dams. by Daniel P. Beard, This book is an interesting read on the politics of water storage in the West. The author was the Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation in the Clinton administration. Now he thinks the Bureau of Reclamation should be replaced. He also advocates the removal of Glen Canyon Dam and the draining of Lake.   | Courtesy Cover of "Deadbeat Dams: Why We Should Abolish the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Tear Down Glen Canyon Dam&quo | Courtesy Daniel Beard, former commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, wrote the book "Deadbeat Dams: Why We Shou Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune One possible reservoir site to provide water to the long-planned and highly criticized .   For decades, these “deadbeat dams” have been obsolete and dangerous obstructions for migratory fish as well as paddlers and anglers. Since , 16 dams have been removed in the Chesapeake watershed—a small part of the more t outdated dams across the country.