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How hydroelectric dams fit into the U.S. energy portfolio

Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on the lower Snake River near Burbank, Washington (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)
Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on the lower Snake River near Burbank, Washington (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Dan Reicher, senior research scholar at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and a former assistant secretary of energy, joins us to discuss hydroelectric dams, which provide 7% of the U.S. energy portfolio.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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