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Virginia Wood, dead at 95, lived an adventurous life

...be strong, stand up for themselves and follow their heart."A lot of the work she did was amazing - stopping the Rampart Dam, Project Chariot, speaking before Congress. She gave some eloquent testimony talking about the Arctic Wildlife Refuge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-12/virginia-wood-dead-95-lived-adventurous
State
Tales of pioneer conservationists

...Peninsula. Some had fought Project Chariot, a plan to detonate nuclear weapons in the Arctic to create a harbor, and the Rampart Dam, a massive hydroelectric project proposed on the Yukon River. Their work shaped policies affecting fish and game management...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082301/Ent_oralhistory.shtml
Entertainment
My turn: Beware of Alaska pipe dreams

...at Cape Thompson, to see if we could rearrange the landscape there to build a nice harbor. And then there was the Rampart dam, to make the Yukon Basin into a reservoir the size of Lake Erie. In case anyone wanted massive electricity in what...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112106/opi_20061121013.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...State or Mexico during spring break. The road proposal is in the tradition of other whacko Alaskan proposals like the Ramparts Dam, the incomparable Teflon Dome, the Susitna Dam, Project Chariot, water pipelines to California, various agricultural...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083000/Ope_Reject.shtml
Around Town

...Details: Susan, 790-3422. Juneau Audubon Society Monthly Membership Meeting, Jim King speaks about "The late great Rampart Dam project," 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library (2nd floor). All welcome. Details: Deborah...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010703/loc_calendar.shtml
News
AroundTown

...Roger Harding, 789-3911. Juneau Audubon Society Monthly Membership Meeting, Jim King speaks about "The late great Rampart Dam project," 7:30 p.m., Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School library (2nd floor). All welcome. Details: Deborah...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010803/loc_at.shtml
News
Juneau Color: The bird man of Juneau

...Yukon Flats was an important producer of ducks - a site where in 1959 the state was pushing for construction of the Rampart Dam to power the city of Fairbanks. The dam would have covered about 10,000 square miles and flooded about 800 miles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011003/loc_color.shtml
News
Persuasion please, minus labels

...or at best the sturdy fence that marks out your personal territory. If it were up to you, Project Chariot and the Rampart Dam would have been just the beginning. Look in the mirror, valley dweller! Even while young and fit, you've shunned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032502/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Biologist to lecture on historic Arctic, then versus now

...affected by the project. He'll also touch on the 600-mile Hickle Highway, the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, Rampart Dam and Inupiat elder, activist and author Willie Hensley. For Merrell these images represent a simpler time and capture...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011510/out_549743651.shtml
Man relives history with his very detailed boat models

...when he left the Coast Guard in the mid-1960s. He came to "get away from the madness" and work on the proposed Rampart Dam, which was never built. He ended up working for Wien Air Alaska for a number of years, exploring the small towns...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-05/man-relives-history-his-very-detailed-b
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