From the Bangor Daily News: "Several years ago, before the removal of two dams on the Penobscot River as part of the Penobscot River Restoration Project, I spoke with a conservationist who had a pretty good idea what would transpire in the future."
From the Boston Globe: "As the state seeks new sources of clean energy to replace power lost from the closures of nuclear and oil-fired plants, the retired mechanical engineer sees promise in the unharnessed power on his property, and at the nearly 3,000 other unused dams across the state."
From the Bangor Daily News: "After concerned residents voiced opposition to making the important decision about the fate of the Orland Village Dam in a town meeting, the Board of Selectmen has opted to hold a town vote on June 14."
From the Island Institute: "Decisions from the past have created the current environment, speakers said, as scores of dams on the river system and scores of weirs along the coast reduced fish populations. So did fishing practices. But change is possible."
From the Island Institute: "The work to restore the Penobscot River system through dam removal highlighted efforts to restore fish habitat, with the hopes of meeting the future food needs of native peoples, supporting tourism and at the ecosystem scale, supporting commercial fisheries in outer Penobscot Bay."