Bonneville Dam


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Bonneville Dam

(bŏn`əvĭl), one of the major dams on the Columbia River where it passes through the Cascade Mts., between Oregon and Wash. The dam, 2,690 ft (820 m) long and 197 ft (60 m) high, was built between 1933 and 1943 by the U.S. Corps of Engineers and was one of the largest hydroelectric projects undertaken under the New DealNew Deal,
in U.S. history, term for the domestic reform program of the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; it was first used by Roosevelt in his speech accepting the Democratic party nomination for President in 1932.
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. It is used for navigation, flood control, and power production. Locks permit ships to pass around the dam; fish ladders allow salmon to spawn upriver.
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Tenders are invited for I-84: Tanner Creek Bridge Deck Overlay On Columbia River Highway Near Bonneville Dam
In September of 1941, he again represented his people at the federal court in Tacoma, arguing that the Bonneville Dam had backed up the waters of the Columbia River and its tributary, the White Salmon River, spoiling their traditional fishing grounds.
Oregon State University engineers also found that the water level increases would be very slight around Portland or at Bonneville Dam.
Army Corps of Engineers found at least three village sites were torn down due to Bonneville Dam construction.
Each year, hundreds of sea lions swim 140 miles up the Columbia River and cluster at the base of the Bonneville Dam, where they feast on salmon and steelhead trout that are going upriver to spawn.
Abundance of shad on the continental shelf north of 44[degrees]N was highly correlated with counts of shad at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the same year.
This article uses the most recent application of Section 120 at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River to explore the role of interest group values on the interpretation of Section 120, which in turn affected the application of the statute.
The once-great salmon runs are now conceived in plastic bags in laboratories, raised in hatcheries, transported on trucks and barges, and manually flushed into the river a few miles below Bonneville Dam, 150 miles from the sea.
She fought a legal battle with the federal government in the state of Oregon, when the Army commandeered her hilltop mansion and surrounding riverfront acreage in Columbia River Gorge to build Bonneville Dam.
Among the largest are Bonneville dam, Grand Coulee dam, and Hoover dam.
So is the Bonneville Dam tailrace on the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon.
In what seems a cruel twist of fate for wildlife just out for a bite to eat, the National Marine Fisheries Service last week gave permission to game managers in Washington and Oregon to start killing sea lions that feed on dwindling populations of migrating salmon near the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.