Oregon Considered

10/30/2007 - Explosions Open Wetlands Reclaimation Project In The Klamath Basin

October 30, 2007

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It took years of planning, and it was over in a matter of seconds. As onlookers cheered, four earthen levees were destroyed with thousands of pounds of explosives.

The dikes were built in the 1950’s to create more farmland in Klamath Basin. But more farmland meant less water for fish.

The blasts are meant to reverse that.
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