38 R.I. dams pose safety risk, must be repaired

THE BARNEY DAM in Lincoln was among the dams determined to be high hazard risk when inspected in 2018. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
THE BARNEY DAM in Lincoln was among the dams determined to be high hazard risk when inspected in 2018. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
JOHNSTON (AP) – For nearly a decade, Rhode Island officials have been after the town of Johnston to repair several potentially unsafe dams. Considered high hazard and in poor condition, state officials argue the town has done little more than remove the vegetation from the trio of dams — one within sight of a major…

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