From the Mountains to the Sea

From the Mountains to the Sea

From the Mountains to the Sea tells the inside story of the Penobscot River Restoration Project drawing on interviews with more than fifty participants who helped navigate local politics and federal budgets and examines the challenges, compromises, and key turning points in the project to ultimately balance social and economic values and serve as a global model for large-scale ecosystem restoration. 

Learning From the Kariba Dam

Learning From the Kariba Dam

Climate change and neglect have brought the mammoth structure at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe to the brink of calamity — a crisis prefigured in the dam’s troubling colonial history.

West Enfield Dam Factsheet

West Enfield Dam Factsheet

Stanford Dam constructed 1894, original license issued 1970 Relicensed 1984, renamed “West Enfield Project”; restructured mid-late 1980s Single development situated between Howland and West Enfield, ME Privately owned Fish passage facility exists Not LIHI certified...
Medway Dam Factsheet

Medway Dam Factsheet

Installed in 1922: single dam development on the West Branch of the Penobscot River Private owner Hydropower Capacity: 3.4 MW Eel passage facilities up and downstream LIHI certified LIHI certification expires June 1, 2020 FERC license pre-application begins 2024 FERC...
Penobscot Mills Project Factsheet

Penobscot Mills Project Factsheet

Installed: Millinocket- 1900 East Millinocket- 1906 North Twin- 1846 Dolby- 1907 Millinocket Lake- 1883 Characteristics: Privately owned No fish passage facilities Not LIHI certified Also referred to as Great Northern Paper Mill FERC license expires 2026....