Bust the Dams!

From flooding to biodiversity loss, getting rid of our millions of useless dams will do great things for the nation’s infrastructure

“Dam At Glen Mills” by Thomas James Caldwell is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

In staid New England, if a younger man drives onto the property of an elderly woman and threatens to knock something down, you expect pushback: an argument, a call to the authorities, and the subsequent removal of the…