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Duck Hole Dam in 2000. Photo courtesy Gary Dean.
Duck Hole Dam in 2000. Photo courtesy Gary Dean.

Hikers and State Officials Debate Fate of Crumbling Duck Hole Dam

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A group of hikers say a crumbling dam in a remote area of the Adirondack High Peaks should be rebuilt. They hope to save a famous man-made pond known as Duck Hole. The group has started a website and begun writing to state officials, who say they're studying the problem. But as Chris Knight reports, some hikers and environmentalists say the aging dam, which stands in a wilderness area, should be allowed to collapse.

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Chris Knight
Adirondack Correspondent

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