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California’s Oroville Dam Crisis Illustrates Need to Plan for More Extreme Weather


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California’s Oroville Dam Crisis Illustrates Need to Plan for More Extreme Weather

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

OAKLAND, CALIF. - Flooding risks around Northern California’s Lake Oroville reservoir that forced mass evacuations of people living below the nation’s tallest dam in recent days are demonstrating that future infrastructure projects must be capable of withstanding similar catastrophic events, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Below is a statement by Adrienne Alvord:

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