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Title
Wapping Road Dam Removal Draft Record of Decision
Creator
Ian A. Bowles
Date Created and/or Issued
4/16/10
Publication Information
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Contributing Institution
UC Riverside, Library, Water Resources Collections and Archives
Collection
Clearinghouse for Dam Removal Information (CDRI)
Rights Information
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Description
Scope/Content: Abstract: The Wapping Road Dam in the Jones River watershed is proposed for removal as part of a broader stream restoration effort to restore aquatic habitat and anadromous fish species migration throughout the upstream portion of the Jones River and tributaries. The Draft Record of Decision proposes to grant a waiver from the requirement to prepare a mandatory Environmental Impact Report, pursuant to Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act. The document contains a project description, summary of potential environmental impacts, summary of proposed mitigation measures, waiver requests, and findings.
Scope/Content: Author affiliation: Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Scope/Content: Dam type: concrete
Scope/Content: Reservoir size: 9.5 acre-ft. Height: 6.6 ft. Length: 57 ft.
Scope/Content: Date constructed: 1920.
Type
text
Identifier
ark:/86086/n2tt4qd8
967
Language
English
eng
Subject
Alternative analysis
Ecology and river restoration
Fisheries and fish passage
Legal and policy
Dams
Dam retirement
Place
Jones River, MA
Wapping Road Dam
Lat: 41 deg, 59' 36.78" N; Long: 70 deg, 44' 54.23" W

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