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Extreme weather conditions in California raise concerns

Two PG and E workers walk near the Oroville Dam

Heidi Weinrich

February 19, 2017

With California having its most rainy winter in years, residents have relied on emergency spillways and other precautions for the past two weeks. The night of Feb. 11, the Oroville dam filled with rain and its emergency spillway was used for the first time. The dam's emergency spillway, however, collap...

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