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Major California hydroelectric plant forced to shut down as severe drought continues

  • Aug 6, 2021 8:24 am GMT
The Washington Post

to generate electricity, underscoring the challenges faced by the nation's most populous state as it grapples with climate change. State officials said in a statement that the Hyatt Power Plant was taken offline after water levels at Lake Oroville, located next to the plant, fell to slightly above 640 feet , or lowest in decades. That is just over the 630 to 640 feet level needed to produce ...

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