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oroville evacuees flee with nothing


oroville, calif. (ap) — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):7:20 a.m.kimberly and patrick cumings just moved to oroville from fresno with 3-year-old daughter elizabeth a month ago because of a new job.they were eating at a restaurant when the evacuation order happened and ended up in an evacuation shelter without their belongings.a driver with a large vehicle and three children of her own gave them a ride to the red cross evacuation center at the silver dollar fairgrounds in chico, where they stayed sunday night.they say they thought about waiting it out but decided against it.they left all of their belongings at the hotel where they were staying. kimberly cumings says she’d rather be safe than sorry.___6:10 a.m.state officials ar






the latest: oroville evacuees flee with nothing


oroville, calif. — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local):7:20 a.m.kimberly and patrick cumings just moved to oroville from fresno with 3-year-old daughter elizabeth a month ago because of a new job.they were eating at a restaurant when the evacuation order happened and ended up in an evacuation shelter without their belongings.a driver with a large vehicle and three children of her own gave them a ride to the red cross evacuation center at the silver dollar fairgrounds in chico, where they stayed sunday night.they say they thought about waiting it out but decided against it.they left all of their belongings at the hotel where they were staying. kimberly cumings says she'd rather be safe than sorry.___6:10 a.m.state officials are wai






california town evacuated as officials warn of flash flood from imminent dam col


california town evacuated as officials warn of flash flood from imminent dam collapseemergency officials issued evacuation orders for a northern california town sunday afternoon as a major dam’s emergency spillway gave signs of collapsing.the california department of water resources issued the following bulletin at around 4:45 p.m. pacific time on sunday:over the last month, the area has received unprecedented amounts of rain, leading to flooding of rivers and streams.this is an evacuation order.immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered.a hazardous situation is developing with the oroville dam auxiliary spillway. operation of the auxiliary spillway has lead to severe erosion that could lead to a failure of the structure. failure of the auxiliary s






the latest: oroville hospital moves patients to 2nd floor


oroville, calif. — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local):11:45 a.m.the chief executive of the oroville hospital says it is operating normally but that 100 patients have been moved to the hospital's second floor.hospital ceo robert wentz says the hospital took the step monday morning "out of an abundance of caution."the hospital is outside the flood zone below the dam on oroville lake and sits on a hill.wentz says evacuating acutely ill people is difficult so it is usually better for them to stay where they are.he says patients will not go back to the hospital's first floor until authorities tell the hospital it is safe to do so.___7:20 a.m.kimberly and patrick cumings just moved to oroville from fresno with 3-year-old daughter eliza






live updates: flooding threat at oroville dam eases slightly but evacuations rem


james nash, 86, of oroville heard about the evacuation order from his apartment building manager. a retired chef and korean war vet, he wasn't sure where to go, and was upset that oroville officials didn't seem to be doing more. he couldn't make it to chico on his bike. he carried a small bag with shaving gear, a washcloth and paper towels. "no blankets. no water," he said. he said he remembered an evacuation order in 1997, which he ignored, and there was no flooding. he didn't expect much flooding from this evacuation order either. "i don't believe it's going to happen," he said. but he didn't feel comfortable staying home. so he stood on a bridge, watching the water of the feather river rush by below. sergia richard-madrid, 62, was working her shift at home depot in marysville on sund






california town evacuated as officials warn of flash flood from imminent dam col


emergency officials issued evacuation orders for a northern california town sunday afternoon as a major dam’s emergency spillway gave signs of collapsing.the california department of water resources issued the following bulletin at around 4:45 p.m. pacific time on sunday:emergency evacuation order issued: officials are anticipating a failure of the auxiliary spillway at oroville dam within the next 60 minutes. residents of oroville should evacuate in a northward direction, toward chico. other cities should follow the orders of their local law enforcement.over the last month, the area has received unprecedented amounts of rain, leading to flooding of rivers and streams.the butte county sheriff’s office released a statement on facebook:this is an evacuation order.immediate evacuation from th






damaged dam system threatens northern california towns


200,000 evacuees in california may not be able to return home until dam spillway repairedjonathan j. cooper, brian melleyhelicopters dropped giant rock-filled sandbags into place monday to shore up a california reservoir that had threatened to breach its banks and unleash a 30-foot wall of water, but officials said an evacuation order covering nearly 200,000 people would stay in place until they are sure it's safe...helicopters dropped giant rock-filled sandbags into place monday to shore up a california reservoir that had threatened to breach its banks and unleash a 30-foot wall of water, but officials said an evacuation order covering nearly 200,000 people would stay in place until they are sure it's safe... (jonathan j. cooper, brian melley)






live updates: mass evacuation below oroville dam as officials frantically try to


james nash, 86, of oroville heard about the evacuation order from his apartment building manager. a retired chef and korean war vet, he wasn't sure where to go, and was upset that oroville officials didn't seem to be doing more. he couldn't make it to chico on his bike. he carried a small bag with shaving gear, a washcloth and paper towels. "no blankets. no water," he said. he said he remembered an evacuation order in 1997, which he ignored, and there was no flooding. he didn't expect much flooding from this evacuation order either. "i don't believe it's going to happen," he said. but he didn't feel comfortable staying home. so he stood on a bridge, watching the water of the feather river rush by below. sergia richard-madrid, 62, was working her shift at home depot in marysville on sund






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


at least 130,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared in danger of imminent collapse.the california department of water resources said on facebook at about 00:30 gmt on monday that the spillway of california's oroville dam was "predicted to fail within the next hour".while it was still standing nearly three hours later, the water resources department said crews would use helicopters to drop rocks to fill a gouge in the spillway.authorities were also releasing water to lower the lake's level.officials said the cities of oroville, gridley, live oak, marysville, wheat land, yuba city, plumas lake, and olivehurst were all under evacuation orders.meanwhile, the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media:






with emergency spillway expected to fail, officials order evacuation of areas ne


share storythe associated pressoroville, calif. (ap) — with emergency spillway expected to fail, officials order evacuation of areas near damaged dam in california.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






in oroville area evacuations, some unsure where to turn


james nash, 86, of oroville heard about the evacuation order from his apartment building manager. a retired chef and korean war vet, he wasn't sure where to go, and was upset that oroville officials didn't seem to be doing more. he couldn't make it to chico on his bike. he carried a small bag with shaving gear, a washcloth and paper towels. "no blankets. no water," he said. he said he remembered an evacuation order in 1997, which he ignored, and there was no flooding. he didn't expect much flooding from this evacuation order either. "i don't believe it's going to happen," he said. but he didn't feel comfortable staying home. so he stood on a bridge, watching the water of the feather river rush by below. sergia richard-madrid, 62, was working her shift at home depot in marysville on sund






live updates: evacuations ordered below oroville dam


james nash, 86, of oroville heard about the evacuation order from his apartment building manager. a retired chef and korean war vet, he wasn't sure where to go, and was upset that oroville officials didn't seem to be doing more. he couldn't make it to chico on his bike. he carried a small bag with shaving gear, a washcloth and paper towels. "no blankets. no water," he said. he said he remembered an evacuation order in 1997, which he ignored, and there was no flooding. he didn't expect much flooding from this evacuation order either. "i don't believe it's going to happen," he said. but he didn't feel comfortable staying home. so he stood on a bridge, watching the water of the feather river rush by below. sergia richard-madrid, 62, was working her shift at home depot in marysville on sund






live updates: mass evacuations ordered below oroville dam


james nash, 86, of oroville heard about the evacuation order from his apartment building manager. a retired chef and korean war vet, he wasn't sure where to go, and was upset that oroville officials didn't seem to be doing more. he couldn't make it to chico on his bike. he carried a small bag with shaving gear, a washcloth and paper towels. "no blankets. no water," he said. he said he remembered an evacuation order in 1997, which he ignored, and there was no flooding. he didn't expect much flooding from this evacuation order either. "i don't believe it's going to happen," he said. but he didn't feel comfortable staying home. so he stood on a bridge, watching the water of the feather river rush by below. sergia richard-madrid, 62, was working her shift at home depot in marysville on sund






evacuation lifted for 200k californians living below dam


oroville, calif. — authorities lifted an evacuation order tuesday for nearly 200,000 california residents who live below the nation's tallest dam after declaring that the risk of catastrophic collapse of a damaged spillway had been significantly reduced.butte county sheriff kory honea said residents can return home immediately. state water officials said they have drained enough of the lake behind oroville dam so that its earthen emergency spillway will not be needed to handle runoff from an approaching storm.but, the sheriff said, the region would remain under an evacuation warning, meaning that residents need to be ready to flee again if conditions worsen.residents returning home "have to be vigilant," and "there is the prospect that we will issue another evacuation order ... if the situ






evacuees from california dam can return home, sheriff says


californians who were ordered to evacuate due to a threat from the tallest dam in the united states can now safely return to their homes and businesses may resume operations, a county sheriff said on tuesday.a previous evacuation order has been reduced to an evacuation warning, butte county sheriff kory honea told a news conference, after water management officials drained enough water from the oroville dam.the warning means that people can return but should be prepared to evacuate again if necessary, honea said.both the primary and backup drainage channels of the dam, known as spillways, were damaged after a buildup of water that resulted from an extraordinarily wet winter in northern california that followed years of severe drought.more rain was forecast for as early as wednesday and thr






frustration and anxiety for oroville residents forced to flee


as doris o'kelley and her husband rushed out of their residence in oroville on sunday night, she had one thing on her mind: when would she be able to come home? o'kelley, 84, and her husband, william, 86, spent an uneasy and sleepless night on a cot in the evacuation shelter at the silver dollar fairground in chico. she was itching to get home and was unimpressed with how officials were communicating with residents about the situation. "i'd like to see them be a little more plain about what's going on," she said. she would have preferred a more straightforward message, she said, than the technical jargon she'd been hearing from authorities. o'kelley wasn't worried about the prospect of an incoming storm triggering another emergency. if another evacuation order comes, she said, "i'm goi






as rains approach, evacuations ordered in burn areas


evacuation warnings have been issued for a swath of santa barbara county that was burned by the sherpa fire. about 180 homes in duarte also were under evacuation orders, again because of possible mudslides from an area burned during brush fires.






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


at least 130,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared in danger of imminent collapse.the california department of water resources said on twitter at about 00:30 gmt on monday that the spillway of california's oroville dam was "predicted to fail within the next hour".meanwhile, the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media: "immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered, this is not a drill."while it was still standing nearly three hours later, the water resources department said crews would use helicopters to drop rocks to fill a gouge in the spillway.authorities were also releasing water to lower the lake's level.doug carlson, a spokesman for the department o






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


nearly 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared to be close to collapse.authorities issued the abrupt evacuation orders at about 00:30 gmt on monday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on the lake oroville dam could give way and unleash raging floodwaters onto a string of rural communities along the feather river.officials said the cities of oroville, gridley, live oak, marysville, wheat land, yuba city, plumas lake, and olivehurst were all under evacuation orders."immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered," the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media. "this is not a drill."evacuation centers were set up at a fairgrounds in chico, california,






nearly 200,000 residents evacuated near california dam can return home, sheriff


authorities lifted an evacuation order tuesday for nearly 200,000 california residents who live below the nation's tallest dam after declaring that the risk of catastrophic collapse of a damaged spillway had been significantly reduced.butte county sheriff kory honea said residents can return home immediately. state water officials said they have drained enough of the lake behind oroville dam so that its earthen emergency spillway will not be needed to handle runoff from an approaching storm.but, the sheriff said, the region would remain under an evacuation warning, meaning that residents need to be ready to flee again if conditions worsen.residents returning home "have to be vigilant," and "there is the prospect that we will issue another evacuation order ... if the situation changes," hon






california dials back water releases


oroville, calif. (ap) — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):12:10 p.m.california officials are slowing the release of water from a lake behind the nation’s tallest dam so crews can remove debris from the bottom of the structure’s damaged spillway.state department of water resources officials said thursday that removing debris protects oroville dam’s power plant and will allow for it eventually to be restarted.officials had been releasing 100,000 cubic feet of water, or enough to fill an olympic-size swimming pool, each second from the lake since sunday, when the sheriff ordered an immediate evacuation. they didn’t say how much water is now being released.department acting director bill croyle said wednesday that water managers wou






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


nearly 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared to be close to collapse.authorities issued the abrupt evacuation orders at about 00:30 gmt on monday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on the lake oroville dam could give way and unleash raging floodwaters onto a string of rural communities along the feather river. officials said the cities of oroville, gridley, live oak, marysville, wheat land, yuba city, plumas lake, and olivehurst were all under evacuation orders. "immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered," the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media. "this is not a drill."evacuation centres were set up in chico, california, about 20 miles






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


nearly 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared to be close to collapse.authorities issued the abrupt evacuation orders at about 00:30 gmt on monday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on the lake oroville dam could give way and unleash raging floodwaters onto a string of rural communities along the feather river. officials said the cities of oroville, gridley, live oak, marysville, wheat land, yuba city, plumas lake, and olivehurst were all under evacuation orders. "immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered," the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media. "this is not a drill."evacuation centres were set up in chico, california, about 20 miles






thousands evacuated in california as dam might collapse


nearly 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the united states have been asked to evacuate as a spillway appeared to be close to collapse.authorities issued the abrupt evacuation orders at about 00:30 gmt on monday, saying that a crumbling emergency spillway on the lake oroville dam could give way and unleash raging floodwaters onto a string of rural communities along the feather river.officials said the cities of oroville, gridley, live oak, marysville, wheat land, yuba city, plumas lake, and olivehurst were all under evacuation orders."immediate evacuation from the low levels of oroville and areas downstream is ordered," the butte county sheriff said in a statement posted on social media. "this is not a drill."evacuation centres were set up in chico, california, about 20 miles n






california lawmaker wants more spillway inspections


oroville, calif. (ap) — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):3:15 p.m.authorities are looking for two people accused of carjacking and running over a man preparing to flee from oroville when authorities ordered nearly 200,000 people to evacuate.butte county sheriff kory honea says the victim was loading his vehicle with the engine running when a man and woman armed with a shotgun jumped in, running him over as he attempted to stop them.honea says the victim was flown to a hospital with serious injuries. authorities said they are seeking 27-year-old cody bowles and 31-year-old lucia ripley.the sheriff says three other people have been arrested for crimes committed during the evacuation. a 25-year-old man and 16-year-old boy are char






the latest: sheriff: evacuation may not end until fixes made


oroville, calif. — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local):12:45 p.m.the sheriff of a california county where thousands of people were evacuated as a damaged spillway on a huge dam threatened to fail says repairs may need to be made before residents are allowed to go home.but butte county sheriff kory honea didn't say how long the fixes could take and offered no timetable for lifting the evacuation order.___12:40 p.m.the acting head of california's water agency says he's "not sure anything went wrong" on a damaged spillway at the nation's tallest dam.the comments from acting director bill croyle come after officials told residents for days that the damage was nothing to be concerned about but then told nearly 200,000 people late sunda






mandatory evacuations and school closure ordered in duarte


the city of duarte ordered the mandatory evacuation of about 180 homes near the fish fire burn scar early friday, ahead of a storm that is expected to bring heavy rain, flooding and mud flow to the region. the boundaries for the evacuations are brookridge road to the east, greenbank avenue to the west, royal oaks drive to the south and brookridge road to the north. valley view elementary school on melcanyon road will be closed friday, and city trash collection in the area has been postponed until monday morning. residents have been asked not to put trash cans on the street until 7 a.m. monday. officials said the storm is expected to cause mud and debris flows worse than those in january along melcanyon road and adjacent streets, when 2,800 cubic yards of mud were brought down the hills






attorney general warns against price gouging amid oroville dam evacuations


california atty. gen. xavier becerra warned businesses against price gouging in the wake of the massive oroville dam evacuations. “california’s price gouging law protects people impacted by an emergency from illegal price gouging on gas, food, housing, and other essential supplies,” said becerra in a statement. “i urge hotels, gas stations, and other businesses operating in and around the evacuation area to understand and comply with the law, and i encourage anyone who has information regarding illegal price gouging to report it to our office.”






kangaroos, zebra and deer, oh my! woman sheltered wild animals during evacuation


before evacuees returned home tuesday afternoon, a woman cared for kangaroos, zebras and other animals left behind by residents. california highway patrol officers were checking on abandoned properties in the affected areas on tuesday morning, when they came across the exotic animals at tamara archer houston’s family farm in sutter county, said officer chad hertzell, a spokesman for the california highway patrol in north sacramento. “it was like ‘wow, a zebra,’ ” he said. archer houston and her family had been collecting animals left during the rush to evacuate, according to the chp. “we had fun,” she said in a video on facebook. “it was good.” among the rescued animals were two kangaroos named kenzie and dottie, archer houston said in the video, filmed by chp officers. “kenzie actu






oroville dam update: evacuations remain in place


oroville — an evacuation order for nearly 200,000 people in butte county remains in place monday afternoon as state water officials work to stabilize the oroville dam’s emergency spillway.at a noon press conference, butte county sheriff county sheriff kory honea said he was aware of rumors that the evacuation would be lifted at 4:15 p.m. those rumors are false, honea said.“we are working on a re-population plan that will get people back to their homes as soon as possible, as long as we can preserve public safety,” honea said.the evacuation was ordered sunday after state water officials discovered a hole developing in the hillside emergency spillway, which was activated saturday for the first time in its history because of damage to the main spillway sustained early last week.officials ramp






google-parent alphabet’s self-driving car testing far ahead in california, repor


new data on tests of self-driving car technology in california suggest that alphabet inc.’s efforts remain ahead of many rivals in the intensifying race to bring fully autonomous vehicles to the roads.waymo, the alphabet unit that began as google’s self-driving car project eight years ago, logged 635,868 miles on california roads between dec. 1, 2015 and nov. 30, 2016, according to its annual report to the state department of motor...






google-parent alphabet’s self-driving car testing far ahead in california, repor


new data on tests of self-driving car technology in california suggest that alphabet inc.’s efforts remain ahead of many rivals in the intensifying race to bring fully autonomous vehicles to the roads.waymo, the alphabet unit that began as google’s self-driving car project eight years ago, logged 635,868 miles on california roads between dec. 1, 2015 and nov. 30, 2016, according to its annual report to the state department of motor...






as new storms approach lake oroville, authorities warn residents to 'remain vigi


although officials say the risk of flooding below oroville dam has dropped substantially since the weekend, butte county sheriff kory honea warned area residents wednesday that they remained in "an emergency situation." during an afternoon news conference, honea urged residents to "maintain vigilance" as dam operators continued to drain lake oroville before a string of storms began soaking the region again wednesday evening. "they need to pay attention," honea said  of residents. "it's important for people to be prepared. this is an opportunity for them to get things together, so that if the risk level increases and there is a need for us to issue an evacuation order, they'll have the things they need and they'll be able to do that quickly and efficiently." the sheriff also asked resid






evacuations lifted for communities below oroville dam


authorities lifted mandatory evacuation orders tuesday for communities below the oroville dam. at a news conference tuesday afternoon, butte county sheriff kory honea announced the order had been changed to an evacuation warning after he said the risk of flooding had been reduced. "we have concluded it is safe to reduce the emergency evacuation order to an evacuation warning," said honea, who had made the initial call sunday to evacuate a large swath of three counties below the imperiled dam. at the time, residents were told the spillway to the dam could collapse within an hour. roadblocks on the two main highways leading to oroville were dismantled without announcement by midday tuesday. "thousands of lives were protected" and the loss of the spillway was averted, honea said. he sa






updates: hundreds of workers rush repairs at oroville dam as storm approaches


authorities lifted mandatory evacuation orders tuesday for communities below the oroville dam. at a news conference tuesday afternoon, butte county sheriff kory honea announced the order had been changed to an evacuation warning after he said the risk of flooding had been reduced. "we have concluded it is safe to reduce the emergency evacuation order to an evacuation warning," said honea, who had made the initial call sunday to evacuate a large swath of three counties below the imperiled dam. at the time, residents were told the spillway to the dam could collapse within an hour. roadblocks on the two main highways leading to oroville were dismantled without announcement by midday tuesday. "thousands of lives were protected" and the loss of the spillway was averted, honea said. he sa






oroville residents talk about community coming together to help one another duri


officials are rushing to repair the spillways at the oroville dam in northern california and lower the water level in lake oroville before rain arrives later this week. they are concerned that damage to an emergency spillway could dump large amounts of water into the feather river, which runs through downtown oroville.






nearly 200,000 remain under evacuation near california dam


oroville, calif. — nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders monday as california authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam that could unleash uncontrolled flood waters if it fails.about 150 miles northeast of san francisco, lake oroville — one of california's largest man-made lakes — had water levels so high that an emergency spillway was used saturday for the first time in almost 50 years.the evacuation was ordered sunday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway for the 770-foot-tall oroville dam and told authorities that it could fail within the hour."i'm just shocked," said greg levias, who was evacuating with his wife, kaysi, two boys and a dog.what they couldn't fit in their trunk th






nearly 200,000 remain under evacuation near california dam


oroville, calif. — nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders monday as california authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam that could unleash uncontrolled flood waters if it fails.about 150 miles northeast of san francisco, lake oroville — one of california's largest man-made lakes — had water levels so high that an emergency spillway was used saturday for the first time in almost 50 years.the evacuation was ordered sunday afternoon after engineers spotted a hole on the concrete lip of the secondary spillway for the 770-foot-tall oroville dam and told authorities that it could fail within the hour."i'm just shocked," said greg levias, who was evacuating with his wife, kaysi."we have two boys and our dog," said kaysi levias. "all the






california dials back water releases


oroville, calif. (ap) — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):1 p.m.officials monitoring the stricken oroville dam in northern california say they’re confident the damaged spillway and eroded hillside can withstand approaching storms.department of water resources acting director bill croyle said thursday that officials identified three areas where erosion caused the most concern about potential flooding.he says one area has been 100 percent repaired, while the others were 25 percent and 69 percent fixed.croyle says officials are reducing the amount of water released from the lake, but he still expects the level to continue falling through the duration of storms forecast in the coming days.with less water flowing down the dam’s spill






residents evacuated from tyler island over compromised levee concerns – the merc


walnut grove — residents of tyler island have been told to evacuate following a compromised levee and potential flooding unrelated to the oroville dam.the sacramento county office of emergency services issued the evacuation advisory on monday morning.as of 2 p.m., the levee had still not breached and sacramento county oes was working on a fix.“we are in the process of fighting it and we have the california conservation corps en route to help strengthen the levee,” said kim nava of sacramento county communications office. “we have found some weaknesses there and some seepage.”the section of concern is at the north fork on the mokelumne river, west of dead horse island. approximately 20 houses and a little over 20 more structures are within the area threatened.safe routestyler island is expe






threat at oroville dam slightly diminishes, but nearby areas still under evacuat


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evacuation may not end until fixes made


oroville, calif. (ap) — the latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam (all times local):1:45 p.m.documents show environmentalists raised concerns years ago about the stability of the emergency spillway at the tallest u.s. dam but state officials dismissed them, insisting the structure was safe.in a 2005 motion filed with the federal energy regulatory commission, three advocacy groups said using lake oroville’s earthen spillway would cause significant erosion because it wasn’t armored with concrete.they said soil, rocks and debris could be swept into the feather river, potentially damaging bridges and power plants. the groups warned of a failure of the dam itself, threatening lives and property.nearly three years later, state officials said no “significant co






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