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Director of Planning at OSU discusses removal of lowhead dam on Olentangy River

On September 12, 2012, Joe Bonnell interviewed Laura Shinn, Director of Planning in the Ohio State University's office of Physical Planning and Real Estate, about the removal of the lowhead dam near the 5th Avenue bridge on the Olentangy River in Columbus Ohio. The Ohio State University has been very involved in planning the restoration of the river after removal of the dam. In this interview, Laura talks about the history of the dam, why it was removed, and how the newly restored Olentangy River fits into the University's long-range plans for creating the nation's most sustainable campus.

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