EcoNews Report: Oroville & California's Aging Flood Control Infrastructure

Mar 2, 2017

Credit Mikal Jakubal (used with permission)

Humans like to think of landscapes—including our man-made structures—as immutable, unchanging backdrops to our lives. Now and then, however, we're reminded that even our greatest works are powerless against the forces of nature. Scott Greacen, Director of Friends of the Eel River, talks with Mikal Jakubal, long-time activist and filmmaker, about recent damage at the Oroville Dam and how those events shed light on broader questions about aging dams and flood-control infrastructure.


For more information, visit the following links:
http://earthscapes.media/2017/02/21/oroville-dam-emergency/
http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/california/water-and-drought/article134918039.html
https://www.kcet.org/redefine/who-should-pay-to-fix-the-oroville-dam

The EcoNews Report is presented by the Northcoast Environmental Center