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The Ballinger-Pinchot controversy resulted in highly publicized congressional hearings and, ultimately, Pinchot’s 1910 dismissal for insubordination. 10 Although John Muir and the Sierra Club had achieved some success in delaying the flooding of Hetch Hetchy, in 1913 the newly inaugurated Woodrow Wilson appointed former San Francisco attorney Franklin Lane as Interior secretary. Congress moved quickly to authorize the flooding of the valley, and construction of the O’Shaughnessy Dam began the next year.

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