Doug LaMalfa

EXCLUSIVE: Oroville Dam Spillway May Have Collapsed at Its Center

Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA), who represents California’s first congressional district, told Breitbart News Sunday that authorities suggested the structural integrity of the Oroville Dam’s spillway was not sound and that its potential failure could be the result of a collapse at its center.

Damaged Dam (Albert Madrid/California Department of Water Resources via AP)

Feds Plan to Go Around Congress to Remove Klamath Dam

Proponents of removing the Klamath Dam — the largest dam removal project in U.S. history — are seeking to bypass Congress and use a nonprofit private corporation to decommission four hydroelectric dams by 2020, four of which are located in California, going directly through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Klamath Dam (Jeff Barnard / Associated Press)