French dam demolition divides environmentalists

In recent years, the Vezins Dam's capacity to provide energy has diminished, so the government has ordered its demolition to allow the valley to return to its natural state.

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    The proposed demolition of a dam in northern France has divided environmentalists.

    Some say removing the Vezins Dam in Normandy will restore life to the Selune River. But others want it restored for hydroelectric power.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler reports.


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