Feds and State officials ignored warnings

I have been reviewing some newspaper articles from around the time of the evacuation on February 12, 2017. Here is one from the Mercury News:

Oroville Dam: Feds and State officials ignored warnings 12 years ago

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Follow the money

I don’t generally get deeply embroiled in the politics of California water, but it is a fact of life that money and greed influence decisions, particularly at top levels of business and government. The following article by Dan Bacher on 2/23/17 provides a comprehensive summary that I found interesting:

The untold story of the Oroville Dam Crisis: the corporate money behind CA water politics