Oroville Dam Coalition, Local Politicians Head to Washington for Federal Assistance

State Sen. Jim Nielsen, Assemblyman James Gallagher and Oroville Dam Coalition members are heading to Washington, D.C., this week to address what they say are outstanding issues following the spillway crisis. The group will attend meetings with commissioners and staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and attend briefings with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, the group will meet with the Federal Highway Administration regarding improvements to Highway 70.