2 guest columns from Sunday, 9/13

The first article is from pro-dam writer Jack Noel, Ann Arbor resident since 1974 and retired purchasing agent.

The second article is from dam-removal advocate Owen Jansson, retired assistant director of a research center at the University of Michigan, and former executive director of the Huron River Watershed Council from 1973-77.
  1. Is keeping Argo Dam best for Ann Arbor AnnArbor.com - Judging by some of the comments posted in response to AnnArborcom's articleSept 4th on the questions about Argo Dam and Argo Pond it's clear that ...

  2. Dam Out Benefits of removing Argo Dam far outweigh the cost of keeping it AnnArbor.com - As a longtime Ann Arbor resident I read with great interest and some concern the AnnArborcom's Sunday print edition editorialSept 6 on the Argo Dam issue ...

It's notable that discrediting comments from pro-dam instigators are always attached to articles and letters advocating for the merits of dam removal. Observation of media for the past 18 months indicate that this is overwhelmingly true, regardless of the author's credentials. One might conclude that the highest concentration of the world's experts on keeping dams reside in Ann Arbor, and most of them, no doubt, are linked to Ann Arbor's now infamous community of adult rowers.