[So much for us tapering off to weekly dam updates]
Sacramento Bee – Oroville Dam documents kept secret by state, federal officials
Great reporting by Ryan Sabalow and Dale Kasler
“Citing potential security risks, state and federal officials are blocking the public’s ability to review documents that could shed light on repair plans and safety issues at crippled Oroville Dam.”
– – – – – – They are hiding behind terrur threat to keep documents from being seen.
Trumpet News Channel –
LINK – http://youtu.be/m_DTO74pqV0
Also from Sacramento Bee – Why Oroville Dam’s woes could cut into California water supplies
” . . . Dam operators are expected to run Lake Oroville, the state’s second largest reservoir, at lower-than-usual water levels this summer as they wrestle with the complicated and lengthy task of fixing the dam’s broken spillway. Despite one of the rainiest winters on record, that will mean less water held in storage – and less available for delivery later this year to Southern California, Silicon Valley and portions of the San Joaquin Valley.
“If they can’t continue to fill the reservoir and they have to hold it down while they’re in the process of making repairs to the spillway … they’ll have less water available to release for export . . . ”