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The Dam Battle Joanne Duke Gamblee

The Dam Battle

Joanne Duke Gamblee

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Not in My backyard cried property owners after the Dayton, OH flood of 1913, when they learned that they could be required to give up land for dam sites with miles of empty basins. Besides, dams break. Lives were in danger. They couldnt believeMoreNot in My backyard cried property owners after the Dayton, OH flood of 1913, when they learned that they could be required to give up land for dam sites with miles of empty basins. Besides, dams break. Lives were in danger. They couldnt believe their ears. Their bitter anger laster five years and came close to scuttling the innovative plan which protects communities in southwestern Ohio from disastrous floods.(from the back of the book).