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DWR answers letter from those impacted by Lake Oroville Spillways incident

A letter sent to the Department of Water Resources dated April 19, 2017 which included questions and requests for information from a coalition of community groups, local governments and agencies, businesses, labor, and individuals who have been affected by the Lake Oroville spillways incident has been answered and follows. The cover letter by Chief Deputy Director of DWR Cindy Messer states “We respect the magnitude of difficulty that you and your community faced. We also understand the disproportionate impact that the evacuation had on residents who are socially or economically distressed and will continue to seek solutions that address these considerations. Given the comprehensive nature of your letter, each of the items are addressed individually.” Click here to read the story 19:36