Canada: To Harness the Quoddy

For years Passamaquoddy has been a long Indian name for a dormant idea. Last week President Kennedy called it "one of the most astonishing and beneficial joint enterprises that the people of the U.S. have ever undertaken." With Canada as a junior partner, the U.S. again will aim to harness the 18-ft. ocean tides of Passamaquoddy Bay on the Maine border and use them to generate electric power for New England, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (see map). The project, said an Interior Department report, would do "as much for New England...

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