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See entire video here: *******www.factualtv****/documentary/International-SOS From its headquarters in Singapore, International SOS runs the world’s leading evacuation and medical emergency services’ company. With a global network of alarm centres in 45 cities in 42 countries, it carries out over 12,000 medical evacuations and over one million medical interventions each year.
11 Mar 2009
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We remember meeting Cascada a couple of years ago when she was not quite as big, but we do remember her being hot and very friendly. The same remains except she now rules the dance charts with her latest release "Evacuate The Dancefloor".
30 Oct 2009
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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Coast Guard evacuated two crewmen from an oil platform approximately 80 miles south of New Orleans, Nov. 9, 2009. The Coast Guard responded to a request to evacuate the men after a lift boat tied to the rig broke loose and damaged a walkway between a berthing platform and the main platform. The two men were hoisted into an MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and transported to U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. U.S. Coast Guard video. Visit us often at www.gocoastguard****
13 Nov 2009
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Author Dr. Charlotte Laws and talk radio host Leo Terrell debate the issues on NBC's The Filter with Fred Roggin. Hosted by Fred Roggin. This is part 1 of the Jan 20, 2010 show. Topics are whether a person should be forced to leave his home when there are evacuation orders for the area and whether California is becoming a worse place to live.
24 Jan 2010
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Guy Bauer demonstrates the Voice Band app for iPhone with a little "Evacuate the Dance Floor" and "Party in the USA." Geez O'Petes...
15 Feb 2010
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BY ERIK SHUTE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY You're watching multisource politics news analysis from Newsy This is Newsy Now and here are the headlines you need to know. In world news — pressure continues to mount for Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi. Sources including the BBC say Gaddafi’s number two man, Libya’s interior minister, is now among top officials who have joined the opposition. The Arab League has now put Libya on suspension. Still, Gaddafi remains defiant, yesterday saying, he would rather “die a martyr” than resign. The U.S. and European nations are now sending ferries and planes to evacuate their citizens from the violence-ridden country. Still in world news — an update on the Christchurch, New Zealand, earthquake. New Zealand Herald says the recent earthquake is likely to be New Zealand’s worst natural disaster yet. The Civil Defence Ministry has declared a state of National Emergency, the first for a non-military situation. The death toll is now up to 75, while 300 others are feared trapped. In U.S. news — the ACLU and a Muslim group filed a lawsuit yesterday, claiming an FBI informant who infiltrated a mosque has violated constitutional rights — targeting Muslims for surveillance simply because of their religion. The Washington Post says the lawsuit is filed against the FBI and seven agents and supervisors. The suit seeks three things: class action status, unspecified damages and a court order instructing the FBI to destroy or return the information the informant collected. Also in the U.S. - Rahm Emanuel is the new mayor of the Windy City. Last night he accepted his new position while breaking away from his rivals with 55% of the total votes. “Thank you Chicago for this humbling victory. All I can say, you sure know how to make a guy feel at home (cheering)." (Video: CNN) CNN reports the former White House Chief of Staff especially thanked his former employer President Obama for his support and praised former mayor Richard Daley as a “hard act to follow”. Emanuel says he’s ready to fix problems in the nation’s third largest city, including reforming the pension system and lowering high rates of crime. In entertainment -- singer Rihanna rocked the stage at this year’s NBA All-Star game, but her performance was not music to every one’s ears. Access Hollywood reports Rihanna was slated to perform at a charity event for Donald Trump the same night as the game. She cancelled her gig with the Donald due to illness, but really upset the Hotel mogul when she performed at the All-Star game only hours later. But Rihanna wasn’t the ‘Only Girl in the World’ for Trump, he found Jennifer Hudson as a last minute replacement. Perez Hilton notes Trump publicly responded to the affair saying Rihanna’s bail was insulting to everyone and showed a lack of respect. A rep for RiRi fired back. She was under strict doctor’s orders after battling bronchitis and feared losing her voice if she attended the event. 'Like' Newsy on Facebook for updates in your newsfeed Get multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
26 Feb 2011
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BY PAUL ROLFE ANCHOR CHANCE SEALES You're watching multisource environment news analysis from Newsy As many as 6,000 are left homeless and 100,000 without running water as landslides continue in Bolivia’s capital city of La Paz. Fox News calls these the worst landslides in the city’s history. “Bolivia -- More movement from a massive landslide in La Paz. It’s the largest natural disaster recorded in the city’s recent history. The mud has reportedly obliterated seven neighborhoods and city officials say they fear it’s not over yet.” No one died in the landslides because officials were able to order an evacuation before the biggest slides began. The BBC, who has some of the most extensive coverage on the landslides -- looks at the aftermath of people looking for their possessions and their next meal. “The entire area has disappeared. So many people have only the shirts left on their backs. I had a small business; it was my whole life. It only allowed me to send my daughter to school, to pay for her transport. And now I don’t have it.” President Morales has declared a state of emergency and is using $20 million to provide for the affected families. Although no one died from landslides in La Paz, Xinhua reports flooding in other areas of the country have caused 52 deaths. (Russia Today) MSNBC says La Niña -- a weather phenomenon that causes Bolivia’s rainy season -- was unusually strong this year. “Heavy rainfall during the La Niña season loosened soil here which lies on an earthquake fault line that was identified decades ago. So far more than 350 acres have been affected by the land movement. Witnesses to Tuesday’s initial slide took just 10 minutes.” Accuweather reports rainfall was 50 percent above normal for February in La Paz. And the BBC says officials put the blame on climate change. 'Like' Newsy on Facebook for updates in your news feed Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
5 Mar 2011
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BY ERIK SHUTE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY You're watching multisource breaking news analysis from Newsy This is Newsy Now and here are the headlines you need to know. After blasts on Friday and early Monday, fears of a third explosion at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant are surfacing. 180,000 people have been evacuated. RT reports. “Again, we are hearing the third reactor has lost its cooling capacity, increasing fears that it will overheat and cause another blast. Meanwhile, engineers have been using seawater to try to cool down reactors at the complex, which were damaged in the quake to avert a catastrophic nuclear meltdown.” As rescue efforts continue, Japanese officials say the death toll of the earthquake and tsunami may could exceed 10,000 people. Libyan rebels lost control of crucial oil town of Brega over the weekend. As forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi continue to make progress, euronews explains the pressure the rebels face. “The regime appears to be getting closer to the opposition stronghold of Benghazi. The city of Ajdabiya lies on its path. And on Sunday, rebels there were bracing themselves for an attack. Gaddafi has vowed, has he put it, to liberate all of Libya. On state television he said he was certain of victory and that he would bury the rebels.” Also in the Middle East — Bahrain protesters are calling for help from other Arab states, as they face increased violence from law enforcements. Al Jazeera shares this video. “Shocking evidence of the lack of control Bahrain authorities have over the security services. A policeman uses a handgun to reportedly fire live rounds indiscriminately toward protesters. He then retreats to his vehicle.” One thousand troops from Saudi Arabia arrived in Bahrain early today as part of the Gulf Cooperation Council forces, aiming to gain control and maintain stability in the country. In U.S. news -- State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley resigned yesterday over controversial comments he made about the Pentagon’s treatment of Army private Bradley Manning, who is suspected of leaking information to WikiLeaks. CNN reports Crowley called Manning’s placement into solitary confinement "ridiculous, counterproductive and stupid.” At a press conference on Sunday, Crowley said he regrets going public with his statements, but he fears the mistreatment of Manning could undermine the prosecution and hurt President Obama’s worldwide reputation. The former Clinton aide had served the U.S. in and out of uniform for more than 30 years. In sports -- selection Sunday ranked Duke, Kansas, Pittsburgh, and Ohio State as number one seeds for this’s NCAA Basketball Tournament. CBS Sports says it was the Big East conference who really came out on top sending 11 teams to the big dance. CBS Sports reporters talked with tournament chair Jeff Hathaway. Reporter: “Mr. Hathaway I want to know, you’re very familiar with how successful the Big East has been this year -- 11 teams in the tournament. How hard was it to put them into the brackets when you want to avoid some of those second round matchups that could occur. HATHAWAY: “Well certainly it is a challenge to have 11 teams from one conference come into the bracket, but you may know after the ninth team the bracketing policies are relaxed and give us the flexibility to accommodate the bracket.” Stay with Newsy**** for more analysis on news throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Jim Flink -- highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster. 'Like' Newsy on Facebook for updates in your news feed Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
15 Mar 2011
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BY CHRISTINE SLUSSER ANCHOR SALEM SOLOMAN You're watching multisource world news analysis from Newsy “A new day and a nightmare for quake victims in Japan.” (Video Source: CNN) “...has some Japanese calling this Japan’s Chernobyl.” (Video Source: CBS) JOHN LARGE: “...and we know about 170,000 people have now been evacuated, so clearly they are preparing for the worst case.” (Video Source: ITN) From earthquakes, to tsunamis, to nuclear meltdowns, it’s hard to imagine things getting much worse for Japan--but where there’s a media, there’s a way. One theme dominating the coverage is “can it get any worse?” Media outlets take a look at the worst case scenarios. (Video Source: RT) “There are now three power plants in Japan where there are fears about radiation.” (Video Source: Sky News) “..***uld overheat and meltdown, releasing radioactivity into the environment.” (Video Source: MSN) “Japan has declared an emergency alert at another nuclear power plant in the Northeast of the country. Radiation levels of about 700 times higher than normal have reportedly been detected.” (Video Source: RT) One YouTube user was compelled enough to warn Americans of impending radioactive doom. “The wind was blowing to the east of Japan, and the picture you’re looking at suggests where it’s gonna go. With the current... situation, wind current and so on and so forth, so I don’t know what more to say to you, I don’t have the knowledge to advise you anymore... ” Fox News interviewed nuclear power expert Joe Cirincione, who says the likelihood of America having a similar fate is very, very possible. “[A] trifecta of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown in the U.S. remains a possibility...Diablo Canyon in California is ‘a classic case of a very large nuclear reactor in an area that's seismically active...’” ...and the disaster anxiety has indeed spread overseas. A writer for Canada Free Press imagines a monster volcano exploding in the U.S. “If the Yellowstone Park caldera, the largest potential volcano in the U.S. should explode, it would have a comparable affect and there isn’t a damn thing that can be done about it.” Keep up with the latest on the Japanese disaster by downloading the latest Newsy iphone app. You can now stream our videos through your Apple TV – it’s free from the iTunes Store. 'Like' Newsy on Facebook for updates in your news feed Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
15 Mar 2011
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BY CHRISTINA HARTMAN AND BRANDON TWICHELL ANCHOR CHRISTINA HARTMAN You're watching multisource world video news analysis from Newsy After a third explosion at Japan’s Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant - international observers fear a nuclear meltdown is looming. Nuclear and radiological experts now say the incident is approaching the severity of the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. Adding to those concerns - NPR explains - a fire at the plant’s number 4 reactor has experts worried fuel rods have been exposed - leaving open the possibility they could melt and leak radiation into the atmosphere. CNN contributor Jim Walsh says - he’s watching the plant’s primary containment vessel - which is the last line of defense against full radioactive release. He says he’s hoping this is more Three Mile Island than Chernobyl. “You know, Three Mile Island, when it had its problem, the containment vessel held and while there was some radiation out there, the core did not leak out into the environment.” But on ABC’s Good Morning America - nuclear security expert Joe Cirincione says the plant’s design makes hope difficult. He calls the incident -quote- “unprecedented in nuclear power history.” “It’s made worse by the way the Japanese build their reactors. They cluster them together as you just reported. Many of the plants in Japan have four or more units, so what that means is it’s very efficient, but a disaster at one can avalanche into a complicated disaster next door.” 140,000 people have been ordered to stay indoors. And on Tuesday Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced radioactive levels could - quote “have an effect on humans.” According to Canada’s CTV - that public announcement is a step in the right direction AWAY from Chernobyl. “You think of all the people back in the Soviet days who were scrambling to get any information they possibly could, but there was a secretive lid (on the disaster). … Japan appears to have learned from Chernobyl’s mistakes. … the government has been communicating with the public on a daily basis, and emergency measures are in full effect.” According to NPR - as of Tuesday Tokyo Electric Power had evacuated all but 50 of its workers. The ones left behind are working to cool the reactors by pumping in sea water and venting the resulting steam. Follow Newsy on Twitter Newsy_Videos to get daily video updates in your stream. Get more multisource world video news analysis from Newsy. Transcript by Newsy.
19 Mar 2011
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BY ERIK SHUTE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY You're watching multiosurce tech news analysis from Newsy This is Newsy Now and here are the headlines you need to know. In Japan — workers of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant have once again been removed from the site. CNN reports more smoke caused the evacuation. “We did get off the phone from Tepco just minutes ago, and they have confirmed that smoke, blackish smoke is rising from Reactor No. 3. They say something is burning, they just don’t know what it is.” Radiation levels in Tokyo’s tap water have now been deemed unfit for infants. Still in world news — clashes between rebels and pro-Gaddafi forces continue in the Libyan cities of Misurata, Ajdabiya and Benghazi. The ever-defiant leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared on Libya’s national TV yesterday, vowing victory to his supporters. But, as the BBC reports, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says people close to his regime might have other ideas. Dominic Kane, BBC: “In an address that was apparently live in Tripoli on Tuesday night, his message to his supporters was unrepentant. Muammar Gaddafi: “I am defiant, my home is here. I am here, I am here, I am here.” Dominic Kane: “But even as he was speaking these words, on American TV came the suggestion that perhaps the Gaddafi regime is now trying to explore its options internationally.” Clinton: “I’m not aware that he personally has reached out, but I do know that people allegedly on his behalf have been reaching out.” Still in the Middle East — tension is in Gaza, as Israel launched air strikes on Gaza City early Wednesday. This -- the latest in a string of clashes between the Israeli army and Palestinian groups. Today’s attack came after a Palestinian rocket fired into Southern Israel on Tuesday. That attack was a response to Israeli mortar fire on Monday which killed four Palestinians. According to the New York Times, the group Hamas has fired more than 60 mortar shells and rockets at Israel since Saturday. Israeli warplanes have also carried multiple attacks. In the tech world -- Blackberry is ready to go head-to-head with Apple in the tablet market. The smart phone maker plans to release its Playbook tablet at a base price of $499 -- the same as Apple’s iPad. WJBK looks at the competition. “Well, Wall Street is saying that this would be the closest thing yet to the iPad killer if there is ever such a thing … the price points are largely the same. 499 to 699 on both devices depending on the size that you get. The sales expectations, widely different. At the high point, 4 million playbooks may be sold this year, compared to 30 million iPads." In entertainment -- Chris Brown has a new album and, it appears, a new set of anger issues. On ABC’s Good Morning America, Robin Roberts probed the R&B star about his altercation with ex-girlfriend Rihanna two years ago. After answering the questions and performing on the show, he stormed off set and trashed a GMA dressing room. Slate has more. “After the taping, Brown broke a window in his dressing room. When confronted by one of the show’s producers, Chris removed his shirt, then left skipping a planned second performance on the show. Just to cap things off Brown tweeted ‘I’m so over people bringing this past [expletive] up. Yet we praise Charlie Sheen and other celebs for their [expletive].’” MTV reports Brown approved the questions about the Rihanna incident before the interview with Roberts -- who insists she did not try to antagonize Brown. She says she’s “pulling for the guy.” Stay with Newsy**** for more analyses on news throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Jim Flink -- highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource tech news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
26 Mar 2011
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BY ERIK SHUTE AND HARUMENDHAH HELMY You're watching multisource headline news analysis from Newsy This is Newsy Now and here are the headlines you need to know. In world news — international coalition efforts to impose a no-fly zone over Libya enters the sixth day, as officials loyal to leader Muammar Gaddafi accuse the attacks of claiming civilian lives. The efforts now face a growing number of international critics. euronews reports. “Witnesses heard loud explosions and saw smoke rising from a military base to the east of the city. Officials later showed journalists the bodies of 18 soldiers and civilians that they claim to be have been killed in the overnight raids. But the US says there’s no civilian casualties as a result of the allied action.” Still in world news — workers have returned once again to the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, after a brief evacuation on Wednesday. Al Jazeera reports on the situation they face. “The reactors’ core temperatures have dropped slightly, but they need to maintain the cooling operations. Workers at the plant still face extreme danger. The nuclear and industrial safety agency said three had been exposed to radiation levels above legal limits, and two of them experience burns. A growing list of countries are restricting imports of produce from near the nuclear plant.” In U.S. news — a massive blaze broke out in the Miami International Airport overnight, after a fuel tank caught fire near the refueling area. Miami’s WPLG has more. “...But your jaw just drops when you see this video. Take a look as flames shot up several feet in the air after this fire broke out near the fuel area... At this time we do not know what caused the flames, but we are hearing that though it is out and that no one was hurt, it could affect flights this morning.” Still in U.S. news -- Twitter is getting a tax break. The San Francisco based company is valued on Wall Street at $7 billion and now the city wants to elminate its payroll tax -- the same tax every small business owner forks over every year. KGO reports. ANCHOR: "What at first looked like a win-win for Twitter and the city of San Francisco is becoming a bit more complicated. The mayor and other city officials are offering the micro blogging company a big tax break, but critics, including some other businesses are objecting." REPORTER: "Supervisors are considering a measure to eliminate their payroll tax for up to six years." LAZARUS: "Over 70 percent of registered voters in our poll in February support this legislation." WOMAN: "If I pay my taxes I don’t know why Twitter can’t pay their taxes." In entertainment -- Elizabeth Taylor’s long-time friend Zsa Zsa Gabor is speaking publically about the the actress’ passing -- and her grim fear that she may be the next Hollywood legend to go. WNYW tells more. “Word of Taylor's passing apparently sent her friend Zsa Zsa Gabor back into the hospital. Gabor's hospital tells Radar Online the Zsa Zsa was rushed to the hospital after becoming hysterical over Taylor's death. It comes a month after Jane Russell died. The 94-year-old is said to have told her husband quote, celebrities go in threes and I'm next.” Stay with Newsy**** for more analysis on news throughout the day. For Newsy Now, I’m Jim Flink -- highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster. 'Like' Newsy on Facebook for updates in your news feed Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
26 Mar 2011
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BY JONATHAN KETZ ANCHOR JENNIFER MECKLES You're watching multisource world news analysis from Newsy Incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was struggling to keep his grip on power as troops backing the elected president continued their siege of the commercial capital. While Gbagbo is trying to mobilize his forces in Abidjan-- CNN says many troops have switched to President Alassane Ouattara’s side. Ralitsa Vassileva: “They now control 80 percent of the country. It happened because a lot of the military and police support for president Gbagbo, the incumbent who refuses to step down---just switched sides.” Ouattara won the presidency in an election held five months ago. More than 1,000 people have been killed in post-election violence, and Gbagbo still refuses to step down---claiming officials rigged the vote. France 24 says it’s very clear Ouattara’s forces will prevail---but Gbagbo’s inner circle is suggesting he choose one of two options. “One saying Laurent, it’s over. Game over. You should try to find the exit...an honorable exit. And others...primarily around Simone, his wife, are really saying you must resist.” Gbagbo has called on the African Union and UN to enforce a ceasefire. Africa Review says Gbagbo didn’t seek the union’s help until the rebels surged south and started “pounding” his troops. “The man the media like to call a strongman is coming across as every inch a wimp. Who would have imagined he would be crying for the African Union and the UN to call for a ceasefire...?” The United Nations says both of the rival presidents have been linked to human rights abuses. The UN now claims Outtara’s forces killed 330 people in the western town of Duekoue. The International Red Cross said 800 people died during the violence last week. (Video from CNN) The Obama administration wants Gbagbo to concede. But Salon writes that some from the Christian right, including influential U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe, support Gbagbo’s rule.l “[The support] may have to do with both long-standing relationships between Gbagbo and evangelicals active in Africa, and the fact that Gbagbo is Christian and his opponent...is Muslim.” As fighting in Abidjan continues, the UN has evacuated its staff there. France sent in more troops and took the city’s airport to facilitate evacuations, causing Gbagbo to intensify his claim that Ivory Coast is the victim of a foreign invasion. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
9 Apr 2011
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BY SAMUEL JOSEPH ANCHOR CHANCE SEALES You're watching multisource global video news analysis from Newsy. Texas wildfires have burned more than one and a half million acres and destroyed hundreds of buildings. The fires originated in the west- but have spread farther east into the center of the state. Experts say severe drought has turned Texas into a tinder box. Many Texans have already been evacuated and others are encouraged to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Austin’s KXAN talked to one woman who was forced to leave. CANDY HOLT: “The fires were just flaring up back here and the winds were expected to shift. So they, the Sheriff’s Department came and told us that we needed to leave. CHARLES BASSET: “This family returned to find their home intact, but that’s of little comfort with fires still raging around them.” CANDY HOLT: “They said if the wind shifts where its blowing to the north, I mean, we’re right, like the first house in the path. So, it’s kind of scary.” More than one thousand firefighters are tackling the blazes, many working 24 hour shifts, but the fires continue to grow. The Daily Tribune spoke to a regional fire coordinator, who said... “These fires are being described as historical... We have never before seen fires or conditions like this in Texas.” But how did it get so bad? According to The Christian Science Monitor, nature and man are both to blame. “Deliberately set fires and careless trash burning are frustrating some 1,500 firefighters currently working... Dozens of new fires are flaring up every day as unusually dry conditions, a large amount of fuel in the form of winter-cured brush and grass, and high winds have all come together.” Fires have been reported in all but two Texas counties -- but CNN interviewed another member of the Texas Forest Service, who says that’s not as alarming as it sounds. ANCHOR: “If you are anywhere in Texas, or flying over Texas, do you have a sense that the whole place is on fire? Or is it that there are fires in almost all of these counties?” DWIGHT DOLD: “There are fires in almost all of the counties, but not all of the fires are big fires. Some of them are just a few acres. Others are hundreds or thousands of acres.” Texas plans to pump more resources into the firefighting effort. While over one hundred homes have been lost so far more than 8,000 homes have been saved. Follow Newsy_Videos on Twitter Get more multisource video news analysis from Newsy Transcript by Newsy
23 Apr 2011
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Bill Croyle, acting director of Department of Water Resources, explains the current plans to fix the Oroville spillway and the emergency spillway. New video shows water coming down Oroville Dam's main spillway on March 21, 2017. The dam’s main spillway fractured Feb. 7, 2017, prompting a temporary shutdown of the structure as a big storm rolled in. On Wednesday, more than a month after a near-catastrophe at Oroville Dam sparked mass evacuations, Butte County’s sheriff Wednesday lifted an evacuation warning that had been in place for thousands of downstream residents. Department of Water Resources Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six straight days, the operators of the Oroville Dam had said there was no immediate danger after water surging down the main spillway gouged a hole the size of a football field in the concrete chute.
26 Apr 2017
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Lawmakers want contract details on Oroville Dam fix The Sacramento Bee Bill Croyle, acting director of Department of Water Resources, explains the current plans to fix the Oroville spillway and the emergency spillway. New video shows water coming down Oroville Dam's main spillway on March 21, 2017. The dam’s main spillway fractured Feb. 7, 2017, prompting a temporary shutdown of the structure as a big storm rolled in. On Wednesday, more than a month after a near-catastrophe at Oroville Dam sparked mass evacuations, Butte County’s sheriff Wednesday lifted an evacuation warning that had been in place for thousands of downstream residents. Department of Water Resources Late in the afternoon of Feb. 12, Sheriff Kory Honea was at the emergency operations center for the tallest dam in America when he overheard someone say something that stopped him in his tracks: "This is not good." Over six straight days, the operators of the Oroville Dam had said there was no immediate danger after water surging down the main spillway gouged a hole the size of a football field in the concrete chute.
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