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Dam Facts, Dam Lies, and Statistics

Reality Takes a Back Seat to Hyperbole in Water Debate

By Steve Evans
Friends of the River Conservation Director
It's a sad state of affairs when good public policy takes a back seat to sound bites that have no basis in reality. So here is a selection of pithy-sounding but less-than-factual sound bites of dam proponents compared to the real facts of the matter (complete with footnotes).

"Do you know that for 20 years, well, actually since the late '70s, they have not built a dam? I mean, think about that. They have not built a dam."  READ MORE »

Dam Facts, Dam Lies, and Statistics

Dam Facts, Dam Lies, and Statistics.

Reality Takes a Back Seat to Hyperbole in Water Debate

By Steve Evans
Friends of the River Conservation Director

It's a sad state of affairs when good public policy takes a back seat to sound bites that have no basis in reality. So here is a selection of pithy-sounding but less-than-factual sound bites of dam proponents compared to the real facts of the matter (complete with footnotes).  READ MORE »

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