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Oroville Re-licensing

Dec 06, 2019

Citizens committee files to stop dam re-licensing, says DWR is untrustworthy:  “The Feather River Recovery Alliance has filed a motion to intervene with the Department of Water Resources’ pending application to re-license operation of the Oroville Dam.  “Although steps have been taken to identify physical concerns at the Oroville Dam through the current Comprehensive Needs Assessment being conducted by DWR, the Forensic Report on the 2017 Spillway Failure identified other causes that are not being addressed,” said a press release from the alliance. “The lake level continues to be managed for water supply rather than for safety, despite ongoing issues identified by the (Comprehensive Needs Assessment) team that have not yet been fixed.” … ”  Read more from the Chico Enterprise-Record here: Citizens committee files to stop dam re-licensing, says DWR is untrustworthy

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