WERU News Report 7/23/13

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Today we take you to the banks of the Penobscot River, where hundreds of people gathered yesterday, and planes flew overhead, bearing witness to the historic removal of the Veazie Dam. There has been a dam of one sort or another in that location for roughly 200 years, and the removal – which is expected to take several months to complete – will restore access to fish species that have been unable to navigate up the river,

FMI: www.penobscotriver.org