While #OrovilleDam crumbled, bureaucrats squabbled

In the confusion and chaos of the emergency at Oroville Dam, as thousands of residents were being evacuated, public safety officials and others involved in managing the crisis found themselves clashing with the people operating the nation’s tallest dam.

The frustrations and friction flared up in a series of meetings and conference calls between top officials in Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration, local officials and others during the worst of the dam crisis on Feb. 12 and 13.

Source: Oroville Dam: Frustration, friction flashed behind the scenes as emergency grew – The Mercury News


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