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Oroville Dam Spillway (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Oroville Dam Repair Cost Spikes to $870 Million

The California Department of Water Resources’ (DWR) cost estimates for the Oroville Dam crisis and repair have spiked to $870 million, after an independent forensic report blamed the state for misleading the public about its knowledge of dangerous conditions.

Oroville emergency spillway (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

DWR Report: 75% of Rebuilt Oroville Dam Spillway Has Cracks

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) technical report has admitted that 75 percent of the newly repaired cement slabs in the Oroville Dam’s spillway already have cracks. The DWR report for the California-owned dam was issued on Nov. 2

Solar power getting brighter for U.S. grid

A Taste of Things to Come for Electricity Consumers and Generators

One year ago, Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, announced the controversial centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s climate change legacy: the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The rule is slated for finalization this summer.