Editorial: Hits and misses

Editorial: Hits and misses

There are 2 comments on the Chico Enterprise-Record story from Aug 18, 2012, titled Editorial: Hits and misses. In it, Chico Enterprise-Record reports that:

To many who live in this area, Oroville Dam is just part of the quasi-natural setting.

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Grasshopper Woman

United States

#1 Aug 18, 2012
The Oroville Dam is not a "natural setting“ nor should it be ever considered "natural". The promotion and glorification of building dams is ignorant and misleading. Dams are damaging the ecosystems and give absolutely no benefit in exchange for the permenate and long term harmful effects they all create. I strongly and righteously dissagree with this "hit". Clearly this one is a swing and a miss.
Treefrog

United States

#3 Aug 19, 2012
This dam blocked the natural flow of the Feather River creating a stagnat reservoir. People should not have been allowed to build on the flood plain. People should not have been allowed to build cities in the desert. Salmon and steelhead have been denied access to their centuries old spawning beds. This dam is ugly, both in appearance and for what it represents, greed. This monster is nothing to brag about.

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