Anyone who’s spent time outdoors in Connecticut has probably come across a dam or two. The state is home to more than 4,000 dams, a dozen of which were spotlighted in a recent national dam safety investigation by The Associated Press.
This hour, we take an in-depth look at this investigation. What do its findings tell us about the integrity of the nation’s dam infrastructure? And how are states like Connecticut working to address dam safety?
- David Lieb - Correspondent for The Associated Press (@DavidALieb)
- Chuck Lee - Assistant director of dam safety programs for Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- Jordan Fenster - Editor at Hearst Connecticut Media (@Jordanfenster)
Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on November 26, 2019.