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Chet Johnstone vs Tocks Island Dam

“Against all odds after 8+ years of dogged persistence, the little people of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York beat “City Hall. The Army Corps of Engineers had a very good head start on the environmentalists. The effects of the proposed dam got out very late in the game, but fortunately, because of the Vietnam War and other National problems, government funding was very slow so we had a chance to “catch up.” When the word of the dam effects finally started to get out the Corps was just about ready to “dig.”

Chet Johnstone

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