Currents of Change: A History of the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1980-2000 Oregon & Washington State ~Rivers, Dams


Title: Currents of Change: A History of the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1980-2000
Author: Todd Jennings, Lisa Mighetto, Jill Schnaiberg

Description: Softcover. Rear cover shows light handling, else fine. Clean and unmarked. Color illustrations and photographs throughout. ii, 247 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.  

The sequel to William F. Willingham's 1983 book ''Army Engineers and the Development of Oregon.'' A history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' work in the Pacific Northwest, describing their work at the Bonneville and Rogue River's Elk Creek dams, dredging on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, solutions which address endangered salmon (the John Day Dam draw down, terns, etc.), natural disaster response and preparation (Mount St Helen's eruption, Exxon Valdez oil spill, future earthquakes), changes in project management, and technological developments. Includes a comprehensive bibliography, register of dams in Oregon 1984-1988, and subject index.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine

Publisher: Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Place: Portland, Oregon 
Year: 2003

Keywords: Oregon, Washington, Washington state, Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Northwest, Bonneville, Columbia River, navigation, dams, salmon, Willamette River, dredging, environmental projects, superfund sites, Hamilton Island, Exxon Valdez, environmental disasters, endangered species,

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