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Oroville Dam Emergency

Evacuations follow disaster, power cuts;¬†ongoing fortification efforts Damage to the Oroville Dam in northern California has cut over 800 MW of hydropower, initially causing roughly 188,000 people to evacuate and creating an extremely difficult fortification effort as officials and workers try to perform mass repairs amidst unpredictable weather conditions.¬†The event echoes a growing concern over […]

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