In August 2014, workers completed the largest dam removal project in U.S. history, as the final part of the 210-foot-high (64-meter-high) Glines Canyon Dam was dismantled on the Elwha River in northwestern Washington State. The multistage project began in 2011 with the blessing of the U.S. National Park Service, which administers the surrounding Olympic National Park. The goal was to remove unneeded, outdated dams and restore a natural river system, with presumed benefits for fish and other wildlife. Indeed, salmon have already returned to the Elwha after nearly a century of absence, and other fish and marine creatures are thriving. June 2, 2016 http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/06/largest-dam-removal-elwha-river-restoration-environment/
Here is the chart for the total solar eclipse of March 8, 2016 drawn for the location of the Glines Canyon Dam. Notice that the eclipse which is part of a powerful T-square is placed on the angles.
Solar Eclipses bring about endings and new beginnings. Placed in the stream of Aquarius it is inspiring us to nourish all life. It is conjunct Ceres – the dwarf planet astrologers link to concern and caring for others as well as for the Earth. Ceres is often prominent in charts associated with environmental changes or geophysical events.
The eclipse is conjunct Neptune and square Saturn. The tension between Saturn and Neptune can be thought of as a battle between walls (Saturn) and forces that would dissolve or remove them (Neptune). Moreover, the eclipse is also conjunct the star alpha (α) Eridanus, Achernar, in the mouth of the River. So essentially here we have a dam (Saturn) on a river (Eridanus) whose removal (Neptune) has resulted in positive environmental changes (Ceres).
Finally we notice that the article was posted on June 2 when transit Sun [12ge] moved over the MC and triggered the eclipse.