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Farmers, Business Owners Sue California Over Oroville Dam Crisis

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Dozens of farmers and business owners are now suing the State of California for damages from the Oroville Dam crisis.

The lawsuit alleges mismanagement led to the spillway failure and flooding that followed it. 253 more words

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Cost of Oroville Dam Crisis Reaches $870 Million

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials say the costs of dealing with last February’s near-disaster at the tallest dam in the country have climbed to $870 million. 89 more words

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Cost Of Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis Reaches $870 Million

OROVILLE (AP) – California officials say the costs of dealing with last February’s near-disaster at the tallest dam in the country have climbed to $870 million. 76 more words

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Solving the Oroville Spillway Mystery BY KATY GRIMES AND LLOYD BILLINGSLEY

The Oroville Spillway mystery only deepened with the recent forensic report; who was the unqualified designer the state hired? Or did they?

Last February, spillway failures sparked fears that Oroville Dam would collapse, forcing the evacuation of 180,000 people. 912 more words

Oroville Sues State Of California Over 2017 Dam Crisis

OROVILLE (AP) – A small California city at the base of the tallest U.S. dam filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the state over an emergency that forced authorities to order 188,000 people to flee last year, arguing the crisis was caused by decades of mismanagement. 393 more words

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City Of Oroville Suing State Over Oroville Dam Emergency Losses

OROVILLE (CBS13) — The City of Oroville is suing the state over losses from the Oroville Dam spillway emergency.

City officials will discuss the lawsuit during a briefing on Wednesday. 157 more words

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Human Error Played a Role in Oroville Dam Spillway Failure, Investigation Finds

Complacency, bureaucracy and an inadequate safety culture led to the failure last year of the Oroville Dam spillway, according to an independent investigation report released Friday. 147 more words

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