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Vermont fish hatchery finishing up final repairs after Tropical Storm Irene

When Tropical Storm Irene slammed the East Coast in August 2011, many businesses were brought face-to-face with Mother Nature's wrath. For the national fish hatchery in Bethel, Vermont, the road to recovery has been a long one and the journey is just now finally ending.According to the Associated Press, the White River overflowed from excessive rains during Irene. Communities and major roadways were flooded. The fish hatchery had extreme damages, with floodwaters sweeping into some of the hatchery's outdoor holding tanks. Thousands of hatchery-raised Atlantic salmon and other fish ...

 

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