NEC's EcoNews Report: 03/02/17 Scott Greacen and Mikal Jakubal discuss the Oroville Dam and CA's flood control infrastructure

 

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EcoNews Report

 


March 2, 2017 - Humans like to think of landscapes—including our man-made structures—as immutable, unchanging backdrops to our lives. Now and then, however, we're reminded that even our greatest works are powerless against the forces of nature. Scott Greacen, Director of Friends of the Eel River, talks with Mikal Jakubal, long-time activist and filmmaker, about recent damage at the Oroville Dam and how those events shed light on broader questions about aging dams and flood-control infrastructure.