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    • Inflows to the lake are largely moderated by the upstream Glen Canyon Dam, which is required to release 8.23 e6acre.ft of water each year to Lake Mead.Lake Mead-Wikipedia
    • During the construction of Glen Canyon Dam, environmental organizations vowed to block any further development of the river, and a number of later dam and aqueduct proposals were defeated by citizen opposition.Colorado River-Wikipedia
    • (Later, the Glen Canyon Dam would be built upriver.) A second Grand Canyon National Monument to the west was proclaimed in 1932.Grand Canyon National Park-Wikipedia
    • In other reclamation efforts Hayden cosponsored the Colorado River Storage Act of 1956, authorizing construction of the Glen Canyon Dam and three other water storage dams.Carl Hayden-Wikipedia
    • Locations included a logging camp, shrimp boats, an offshore oil rig, Riverside Raceway and Glen Canyon Dam, the latter while still under construction.Route 66 (TV series)-Wikipedia
    • On September 22, 1966, Lady Bird dedicated the Glen Canyon Dam in northern Arizona, fulfilling a goal that both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson had sought to accomplish.Lady Bird Johnson-Wikipedia

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