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BBN Breaking News – January 25, 2015

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BBN Breaking News – January 25, 2015
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  1. STOP THE RIVER GRAB BY FOREIGNERS!!!
    The Egyptian constitution states that the country is committed to protecting the Nile River and maintaining Egypt’s share of the Nile water.
    This dam is another method for Woyane to sell our Ethiopians ancestoral river (INCLUDING NUTRIETS BURRIED IN THE RIVER) to Egyptians . First The hydropower plant was scheduled to be completed by mid- 2017 now we are heAring it might take an additional 3.5 years because the Egyptian government is changing some of the plans.
    If we were building dam as the river belongs to us there would not be negotiatiING with Egypt B
    How Do Dams Damage Rivers?
    1. Dams reduce river levels
    By diverting water for power, dams remove water needed for healthy in-stream ecosystems. Stretches below dams are often completely de-watered.
    2. Dams block rivers
    Dams prevent the flow of plants and nutrients, impede the migration of fish and other wildlife, and block recreational use. Fish passage structures can enable a percentage of fish to pass around a dam, but multiple dams along a river make safe travel unlikely.
    3. Dams slow rivers
    Many fish species, such as salmon, depend on steady flows to flush them downriver early in their life and guide them upstream years later to spawn. Stagnant reservoir pools disorient migrating fish and significantly increase the duration of their migration.
    4. Dams alter water temperatures
    By slowing water flow, most dams increase water temperatures. Other dams decrease temperatures by releasing cooled water from the reservoir bottom. Fish and other species are sensitive to these temperature irregularities, which often destroy native populations.
    5. Dams alter timing of flows
    By withholding and then releasing water to generate power for peak demand periods, dams cause downstream stretches to alternate between no water and powerful surges that erode soil and vegetation, and flood or strand wildlife. These irregular releases destroy natural seasonal flow variations that trigger natural growth and reproduction cycles in many species.
    6. Dams fluctuate reservoir levels
    Peaking power operations can cause dramatic changes in reservoir water levels — often up to 40 feet — which degrade shorelines and disturb fisheries, waterfowl, and bottom-dwelling organisms.
    7. Dams decrease oxygen levels in reservoir waters
    When oxygen-deprived water is released from behind the dam, it kills fish downstream.
    8. Dams hold back silt, debris, and nutrients
    By slowing flows, dams allow silt to collect on river bottoms and bury fish spawning habitat. Silt trapped above dams accumulates heavy metals and other pollutants. Gravel, logs and other debris are also trapped by dams, eliminating their use downstream as food and habitat.
    9. Dam turbines hurt fish
    Following currents downstream, fish can be injured or killed by turbines. When fish are trucked or barged around the dams, they experience increased stress and disease and decreased homing instincts.
    10. Dams increase predator risk
    Warm, murky reservoirs often favor predators of naturally occurring species. In addition, passage through fish ladders or turbines injure or stun fish, making them easy prey for flying predators like gulls and herons.
    – See more at
    http://www.dameffects.org/index.html
    http://www.americanrivers.org/initiatives/dams/hydropower/clean-energy/
    http://energy.gov/eere/office-energy-efficiency-renew

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