Augusta Public Hearing: Reunite the Kennebec

Augusta Public Hearing: Reunite the Kennebec

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The Kennebec was once the most productive river in Maine for sea-run fish, with Atlantic salmon runs in the hundreds of thousands, but now Atlantic salmon are critically endangered. We need to act now to restore a healthy Kennebec.

Atlantic salmon and other sea-run fish species face a gauntlet of four dams between Waterville and Skowhegan that makes it impossible to reach the Sandy River, a tributary of the Kennebec that provides some of the best spawning and rearing habitat in the Northeast. The harm these dams cause far outweighs the benefits from their small energy output.

he Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is conducting a critical dam relicensing process for the Kennebec dams. This is our best chance to shape the future of the Kennebec River and reunite the river.

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Name of contact person - Bronya Lechtman

Country - United States


Date And Time

2024-05-22 @ 10:00 (EDT) to
2024-05-22 @ 12:00 (EDT)

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