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> I run the freshwater fisheries resource permit program for the Alaska
> Department of Fish and Game. With high fuel prices still vivid in the
> minds of many, a number of remote villages in Alaska, located on large
> rivers, are looking into the possibility of installing small, run of
> river hydro-electric generators thereby reducing remote village fuel
> costs. These are not low-head dams but anchored units floating in the
> with their top just touching the surface.
> Studies to better understand possible impacts these units might
> have on Alaska's fisheries resources, especially salmon and whitefish,
> being developed. There is concern that these units could kill fish in
> their turbines and/or drive fish away from feeding areas or
> migration routes with the vibrations.
> Are there any papers out there that investigated these issues in other
> Thanks in advance for your assistance in helping me increase my
> so that I can better review the applications that come my way.
>Wishing you all the best,
> Bob Piorkowski, Ph.D.
> Alaska Department of Fish and Game-SF
> Box 115526, Juneau, Alaska 99811-5526
> Work (907)465-6109 Fax (907)465-2772
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