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Local Oversight Group Created For Oroville Dam

Local Oversight Group Created For Oroville Dam

Posted: Thu Jul 12 17:36:03 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 12 17:36:04 PDT 2018

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debbie a local oversight committee has been created to help the department of water resources make long-term decisions affecting the oroville dam. action news now reporter laura eng spoke with butte county sheriff kory honea ... he is one of the committee members, laura? reporter live debbie, this group gives the d-w-r the opportunity to interact with local leaders within the oroville area ... this is local involvement, according to sheriff honea, that wasn't available before the oroville dam crisis. vo engineers will give the committee reccomendation s in terms of how they are working to fix and improve the oroville the committee allows local leaders to give insight on long- term decisions that would affect the oroville dam. sheriff korea honea said the first issues would be impacts on public safety and dam safety. afterwards, honea said other issues such as recreation might be discussed afterwards. sot we had to work through that strained relationship and that lack of positive networked incident.we've come a long way and i've been fortunate to build to develop a much better working relationship with dwr. vo the committee's first meeting will be held next week at the d- w-r field office in oroville. reporter live coming up at 5 p-m, we'll hear from senator jim nielsen and assemblyman gallagher. they are they ones who helped spearhead the event. laura eng, action
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