In 1993, the Mississippi River destroyed the town of Valmeyer, Illinois. So residents moved it a mile uphill.
In the twentieth century, dams transformed the landscape of Appalachia. What was lost in the process?
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In May, the failure of the Edenville and Sanford dams—resulting from negligence and ineffective regulation—threatened to wash away more than just buildings.