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Irene Teaches New Lessons About Managing Rivers
Friday, 04/20/12
By Steve Zind
A Vermont river expert says that only recently have officials begun questioning the decades long practice of dredging, widening and straightening rivers after floods. It's estimated that 40 percent of the river repairs done after Irene actually increased the danger from flooding.
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Environmental Impact Of Lake And River Flooding
Tuesday, 05/10/11
By Jane Lindholm
A lingering snow pack and warm heavy rains have contributed to  flood conditions, but the impact of all this water is also related to how we develop and use land adjacent to rivers and lakes.
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