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Marcy Dam after Irene. Photo:  Phil Brown, <em>Adirondack Explorer</em>, used with permission
Marcy Dam after Irene. Photo: Phil Brown, Adirondack Explorer, used with permission

Adirondacks: state to remove iconic Marcy Dam

State officials have decided not to repair and restore Marcy Dam, the iconic structure in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks. The dam was heavily damaged during tropical storm Irene in 2011.

For decades, it was a popular destination for back country hikers and skiers. Phil Brown with Adirondack Explorer magazine broke the story about the decision and he spoke about it with Brian Mann.  Go to full article

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