November 12, 2019, 10am PST
The city is considering a contract to purchase hydroelectricity from Quebec and might also provide funding for the energy infrastructure.
September 13, 2019, 6am PDT
The Bloede Dam was the most downstream of a series of three dams on the Patapsco River in the Patapsco Valley State Park in Maryland. Now all three dams have been removed, concluding with the Bloede Dam, and the river runs free.
August 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
There have been multiple movements to remove the Hetch Hetchy Resevoir, but the most recent flirtation with the idea comes from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. A Chronicle editorial argues Zinke's interest lacks good faith.
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 12, 2016, 9am PDT
A proposal to dam the Peace River, flooding 5,500 hectares (or about 21 square miles), has met resistance from the legal and scientific communities in Canada.
February 5, 2010, 7am PST
The Brazilian government has approved a new hydroelectric dam in the Amazon. Many locals and environmentalists are fuming.