Washington’s Olympic Peninsula loses 2 dams and gains a wild river – plus a new beach

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The United States is expanding. That was not among the goals when the Elwha River was set free. With the removal of two concrete dams that blocked the river for a century, the Elwha has released a wave of sand that has pushed the shoreline here north toward Canada. William Yardley reports. (LA Times)


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